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O’Rourke, Thompson Named to Canada’s National Junior Team

Ontario Hockey League

Toronto, Ont. – A total of eight past and present Ontario Hockey League players will represent Canada at the 2022 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship to be held from August 9-20 in Edmonton, Alta.

Hockey Canada unveiled the 25-player roster on Monday evening. Canada’s National Junior Team will gather in Calgary for a training camp at the Seven Chiefs Sportsplex on the Tsuut’ina Nation, Aug. 2-7, before travelling to Edmonton.

OHL Players – Canada’s National Junior Team:

NAME TEAM HOMETOWN POSITION
Will Cuylle Windsor Spitfires Toronto, Ont. LW
Tyson Foerster Barrie Colts Alliston, Ont. RW
Mason McTavish Hamilton Bulldogs Carp, Ont. C
Brennan Othmann Flint Firebirds Pickering, Ont. LW
Ryan O’Rourke Soo Greyhounds Bowmanville, Ont. LD
Donovan Sebrango Kitchener Rangers Kingston, Ont. LD
Jack Thompson Soo Greyhounds Courtice, Ont. RD
Brett Brochu London Knights Belle River, Ont. G

OHL Hockey Operations Staff – Canada’s National Junior Team

NAME TEAM TITLE
James Boyd Ottawa 67’s Program of Excellence Mgmt. Group
Dave Cameron Ottawa 67’s Head Coach
Chris Hamilton Ottawa 67’s Equipment Manager
Bob Martin London Knights Security Liaison

The 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship begins on Aug. 9 with a trio of games before Canada kicks off its tournament against Latvia at 4 p.m. MT/6 p.m. ET on Aug. 10. In addition to its tournament-opening match-up, Canada will also play Slovakia on Aug. 11, Czechia on Aug. 13 and Finland on Aug. 15 to wrap up preliminary-round action. All Team Canada games will be played at 4 p.m. MT/6 p.m. ET.

TSN and RDS, the official broadcast partners of Hockey Canada, will carry extensive game coverage and analysis throughout the World Juniors, broadcasting all 28 tournament games. TSN Radio will also provide comprehensive coverage.

For more information from the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship, please visit the official tournament website at 2022.worldjuniors.hockey.

For more information on Hockey Canada and Canada’s National Junior Team, please visit HockeyCanada.ca, or follow along through social media on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

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