Sports Quebecers lead Canada to second straight world junior ringette title
Lafreniere headlines Canada’s world junior selection camp roster
Projected No.1 pick in the 2020 NHL Draft, Alexis Lafreniere, headlines the list of 31 players who have been invited to Canada’s selection camp for the upcoming world junior championship. The post Ibaka talks mentoring young Raptors and impressive bench depth appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.Canada revealed the 31-player contingent that will vie for spots on the team’s under-20 roster at the camp in Oakville, Ont., from Dec. 9 to 12.
BURNABY, B.C. — Team Canada’s junior ringette team successfully defended its world title after defeating Finland 9-7 in Game 2 of the best-of-three series at the World Ringette Championships on Sunday.
Gatineau’s Sara Plouffe posted a hat-trick, while Blainville’s Mégane Fortin had two goals and an assist. Moncton’s Britney Snowdon, Emily Power of Mississauga, Ont., Notre-Dame-de-L’Île-Perrot’s Ariane Sagala and Maddie MacLean of St. Jacobs, Ont., also scored for Canada.
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Gatineau blue-liner Julie Vandal was named player of the game for Canada, Moncton’s Britney Snowdon earned event MVP honours and Fortin was named MVP for the junior pool.
In the senior event, Finland won its seventh consecutive world title, defeating Canada 5-1. Jamie Bell of Lacombe, Alta., scored Canada’s only goal. Finland’s Anne Pohjola had a hat trick and an assist and Susanna Tapani posted two goals and an assist.
Source: Ringette Canada
Red Wings prospect Joe Veleno set to join Canada's world junior team .
OAKVILLE, Ont. — Joe Veleno's path has been a long one. From being the first player from Quebec granted exceptional status, to struggling early on in junior, to battling through adversity to find his game before making his professional debut this season, the centre has already seen a lot in his 19 years. Now he'll be counted on to help lead Canada — both on the ice and in the locker room — at the 2020 world junior hockey championship. HockeyFrom being the first player from Quebec granted exceptional status, to struggling early on in junior, to battling through adversity to find his game before making his professional debut this season, the centre has already seen a lot in his 19 years.
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