The Grande Prairie Storm are very proud to announce that team Captain Sasha Laracque has been named to the selection camp roster for the 2013 World Junior A Challenge.
“We’re all aware here what Sasha brings to the table on the ice and off, and we’re thrilled and proud that he’s has been recognized and being rewarded with this opportunity.” said Storm Head Coach Matt Hughes.
Hockey Canada, in partnership with the Canadian Junior Hockey League, announced Friday the 66 players that will attend the Canada West selection camp in preparation for the 2013 World Junior A Challenge.
The selection camp, scheduled for Oct. 26-30, will be held at the Markin MacPhail Centre at Canada Olympic Park in Calgary. The 66 players will be divided into four teams – Black, Gold, Red and White – and will play six intrasquad games, in addition to daily practices.
Players named to the Canada West selection camp roster were selected from the CJHL’s five western Junior A leagues: the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL), Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL), Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (SJHL), Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL) and Superior International Junior Hockey League (SIJHL).
The selection camp roster was chosen by Canada West head coach Jason McKee (Spruce Grove, AJHL), along with assistant coaches Trent Cassan (Yorkton, SJHL) and Ryan Smith (Selkirk, MJHL), and team manager Shawn Bullock (Hockey Canada).
Media inquiries can be directed to Matt Hughes ant 250 572 4571