Recap: Final Day of Games at Canada's National Under-17 Development Camp

Recap: Final Day of Games at Canada's National Under-17 Development Camp

Date: Jul, 30, 2018 09:39 AM EDT

CALGARY, Alta. - The top players from across the country put their skills to the test in the third and final day of games at the Canada’s national under-17 development camp on Friday morning at the Markin MacPhail Centre at WinSport’s Canada Olympic Park in Calgary.

GAME STORY

Kyle Crnkovic netted the game-winning goal with just 2:23 remaining, James Hardie scored twice and Blue erased an early two-goal deficit to edge Gold 5-4 in a wild finale for both teams Friday morning at Canada’s national under-17 development camp.

Full Game Stats: https://hockeycanada.ca/en-ca/national-championships/men/world-u17/2018/development-camp/stats/game-summary?gameid=2268

GAME STORY

Evan Vierling, William Veillette and Josh Barnes scored goals less than nine minutes apart in the first period, giving Red all the offence it needed to close Canada’s national under-17 development camp with a 5-2 victory over Black on Friday afternoon.

Full Game Stats: https://hockeycanada.ca/en-ca/national-championships/men/world-u17/2018/development-camp/stats/game-summary?gameid=2269

GAME STORY

Cameron Peters scored the winner on a power play in the dying seconds of the second period, and White held off a late comeback attempt to down Green 4-2 on Friday afternoon in the final game at Canada’s national under-17 development camp.

Full Game Stats: https://hockeycanada.ca/en-ca/national-championships/men/world-u17/2018/development-camp/stats/game-summary?gameid=2270

Player Stats: https://hockeycanada.ca/en-ca/national-championships/men/world-u17/2018/development-camp/stats/player-stats

About the National Under-17 Development Camp: Hockey Canada has invited 111 players to participate in Canada’s national under-17 development camp, set to take place July 21-27 at the Markin MacPhail Centre at WinSport’s Canada Olympic Park in Calgary. For the duration of the week-long camp, the players – 12 goaltenders, 36 defencemen, and 63 forwards - will be split into six teams for on- and off-ice training, fitness testing, practices, intrasquad games, and classroom sessions. Following the development camp, players will continue to be evaluated through the early season before 66 are named to one of three Canadian national teams – Team Canada Black, Team Canada Red, and Team Canada White – who will compete at the 2018 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge scheduled for Nov. 3-10 in Saint John and Quispamsis, N.B. This year, all 111 players have been drafted by Canadian Hockey League teams, including 54 from the Ontario Hockey League, 29 from the Western Hockey League, and 28 from the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.

Camp Notes: https://cdn.hockeycanada.ca/hockey-canada/National-Championships/Men/World-U17-Challenge/2018/downloads/2018-CAN-U17-Camp-Notes.pdf

 

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