Canadian Jr Tryout Team Named

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Veterans Alexis Lafreniere, Jared McIsaac and Ty Smith were three of the 31 players named to Canada's world junior hockey championship selection camp on Monday afternoon.

Lafreniere had a goal as the youngest player on last year's team that finished sixth at the 2019 event in Victoria and Vancouver.

Smith had three assists and McIssac had one helper for the Canadians.

Four goaltenders, 10 defencemen and 17 forwards will compete for spots on Canada's roster from Dec. 9-12 in Oakville.

The OHL is well represented, with two goaltenders, three defencemen and seven forwards are part of the 31-man camp roster.

Goaltenders:

Nico Daws (Guelph Storm)
Hunter Jones (Peterborough Petes)*

Defencemen:

Kevin Bahl (Ottawa 67's)*
Jamie Drysdale (Erie Otters)
Thomas Harley (Mississauga Steelheads)*

Forwards:

Quinton Byfield (Sudbury Wolves)
Ty Dellandrea (Flint Firebirds)
Aidan Dudas (Owen Sound Attack)*
Liam Foudy (London Knights)*
Connor McMichael (London Knights)*
Cole Perfetti (Saginaw Spirit)
Akil Thomas (Niagara IceDogs)*

The 2020 world juniors will be in Ostrava and Trinec, Czech Republic.