Calgary/Chilliwack – The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) and NHL Central Scouting have identified a list of 44 players who have been invited to Team Canada West selection camp in advance of the 2019 World Junior A Challenge in Dawson Creek, B.C.
From Dec. 1-3, 44 Team Canada West hopefuls will gather at the Markin MacPhail Centre at WinSport’s Canada Olympic Park in Calgary for three days of games and practices as part of the evaluation process.
Four players and one coach from the Chilliwack Chiefs are invited.
Defencemen Jack Agnew and Xavier Henry. Forwards Ethan Bowen and Kyle Penney . Ad Video Coach – Chiefs boss Brian Maloney.
Team Canada West will kick off the tournament against the United States on Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. MT when the World Junior A Challenge heads to Dawson Creek for the first time. A variety of ticket packages, including two- and four-game packages, are available for purchase starting as low as $40 plus fees at HockeyCanada.ca/Tickets or at the Tiger Box Office Plus at the Encana Events Centre.
Of the 13 gold medal games at the World Junior A Challenge, 10 have featured at least one Canadian team. Team Canada West has won gold five times (2006, 2007, 2011, 2015, 2017), silver three times (2008, 2009, 2012) and bronze twice (2013, 2018).