Record-setting high-school hurdler Liam Foudy is just one of the players at Canada’s national under-17 development camp whose athletic accomplishments go beyond the ice.
Inspired by dad Adam’s international success, Cal and Nolan Foote are now looking to wear the Maple Leaf themselves.
The path to Canada’s national under-17 development camp took Noah Dobson and Ethan Lavallee to Salzburg, Austria.
Player, scout, coach, equipment manager. Chad Scharff has done it all in hockey, and it has finally led him to Team Canada.
Before they step into the U17 spotlight, players get their first taste of high-performance hockey at regional U16 events.
A group of Youth Olympians have brought their international experience to Canada’s national under-17 development camp.
Twenty-two games will help decide who wins gold in Sault Ste. Marie, beginning with Canada Red vs. Finland on Oct. 30.
Ninety-one players who wore their country’s colours at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge were selected at the NHL Entry Draft.
Canada’s U17 and U18 programs come to Calgary this summer, while the U20 program goes to Toronto before heading south.
Paul Boutilier, Brent Kisio and Rocky Thompson will lead Black, White and Red, respectively, in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.
SAULT STE. MARIE TO HOST U17 CHALLENGE
The future of the game will converge on Sault Ste. Marie from Oct. 30 to Nov. 5 for the 2016 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge.