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