2016 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge

2016 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge
Canada Black, Canada Red and Canada White are set, and the 66 Canadian players know which colour they’ll be wearing to chase gold at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge.
66 players, including one returnee and 15 Youth Olympians, will represent Canada at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge.
Record-setting hurdler Liam Foudy is just one of the players at U17 camp whose athletic accomplishments go beyond the ice.
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.
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.
Dawson Baker scored twice, including the GWG, to help Black knock off Red for the U17 camp title.
Jack Wismer opened the scoring in the first period and closed it in the third, giving Gold the win.
Ty Dellandrea had a goal and three assists, and Green closed out U17 camp with its first victory.
Serron Noel and Ryan Merkley turned a deficit into a lead, and sent Red to the U17 camp final.
Ty Smith got the winner 1:14 into overtime, finishing a Black comeback from a two-goal deficit.
Andrew Coxhead ended a marathon shootout with a 12th-round winner as Blue outlasted White.
Rhys Forhan and Aidan Dudas scored 1:20 apart to give Black the lead for good in a win over Gold.
Serron Noel scored two of his team’s four third-period goals, and Red topped White at U17 camp.
Damien Giroux scored and set up both goals by Samuel Houde to lead Gold past Green at U17 camp.
2016 U17: Summer development camp
111 players from every corner of the country converged on Calgary for Canada’s national under-17 development camp, which included a series of intrasquad games on the ice, and presentations on everything from nutrition and sleep, to physical and mental performance, and media relations and social media off of it.
2015 U17: SWE 3 – CANR 0 (Bronze Medal)
Zetterlund scored twice in the first period and Söderblom made 29 saves to give Sweden the bronze medal.
2015 U17: CANW 6 – RUS 2 (Gold Medal)
Tippett scored a hat trick and Vilardi had the GWG as White got the game’s last five goals to win U17 gold.
2015 U17: CANW 2 – SWE 1 (Semifinal)
Keating and Bouchard scored 2:17 apart in the third to help White move on to play for gold on Saturday night.
Recent News
Most Popular