Hockey Canada Network |
News
Canada's National Women's Under-22 Team Selection Camp to Take Place in Toronto From August 12-19
NR.101.07
|
August 9, 2007
|
|

CALGARY – Forty of Canada’s top female Under-22 players (born in 1986 or later) will gather at York University in Toronto, ON from August 12-19 for the National Women’s Under-22 Team selection camp.

The 40 players – four goaltenders, 12 defensemen and 24 forwards – will compete for spots on the National Women’s Under-22 Team, which will play the USA’s National Women’s Under-22 Team in a three-game series in Lake Placid, New York from August 23-26. The coaching staff, led by head coach Dan Church (Toronto, ON/ York University, CIS), in collaboration with National Women’s Program general manager Melody Davidson and head scout Wally Kozak, will name the team on August 19.

The final National Under-22 Team roster of 22 players will include two players not in attendance at the camp. Rebecca Johnston (Sudbury, ON/ Sudbury Intermediate AA) and Jennifer Wakefield (Pickering, ON/ Etobicoke, NWHL) were named to the National Women’s Under-22 Team following the National Women’s Under-19 Program evaluation camp in late July. They will join the team in Toronto on August 21.

Hockey Canada also announced on Thursday that defenseman Ashley Cockell (Fort Assiniboine, AB/ Edmonton, WWHL) and forward Melissa Anderson (Langley, BC/ Boston University, HE) have been added to the selection camp roster, in addition to the 38 players previously named, rounding out the 40-player camp roster.

The players have been split into two teams for the selection camp – Canada Red and Canada White. The teams will play a pair of games against each other, as well as a pair of games against a team of Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) All-Stars, all at the Ice Gardens on the campus of York University.

All practices and games will be open to the public. There is a suggested donation of $2.00 for admission to games; all funds collected will go to the York University women’s hockey team.

PARKING FOR UNDER-22 SELECTION CAMP

The Rogers Cup tennis tournament is taking place at Rexall Centre on the York University campus, during the National Women’s Under-22 Team selection camp. As such, anyone coming to watch the selection camp is advised to arrive earlier than usual to find parking. Also, you will not be able to get access to the Ice Gardens parking lot from Shoreham Drive, due to construction. Please use Murray Ross Parkway to access the campus.

After the final National Under-22 Team roster is named on August 19, the team will practice twice at York University – on August 21 and 22 – before traveling to Lake Placid.

The National Women’s Under-22 Team will be coached by Dan Church (Toronto, ON/ York University, CIS). He will be joined behind the bench by Sarah Howald (Regina, SK/ University of Regina, CIS) and Stephanie White (Toronto, ON/ Mississauga, NWHL).


For more information:

André Brin
Director, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-777-4557
abrin@hockeycanada.ca

Francis Dupont
Manager, Media Relations/Communications
Hockey Canada
403-777-4564
fdupont@hockeycanada.ca

Jason LaRose
Manager, Content Services
Hockey Canada
403-777-4553
jlarose@hockeycanada.ca

Kristen Lipscombe
Coordinator, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-284-6427
klipscombe@hockeycanada.ca

Keegan Goodrich
Coordinator, Media
Hockey Canada
403-284-6484
kgoodrich@hockeycanada.ca

facebook.com/hockeycanada

twitter.com/hockeycanada

youtube.com/hockeycanadavideos

Videos
Photos
2014 Esso Cup: SUD 6 - FRA 3
Apr 24, 2014
A trio of Lady Wolves scores two goals each to lead Sudbury over Fraser Valley.
2014 WU18C: CAN 3 - SUI 2
Apr 24, 2014
Konecny’s late goal sends Canada to the semifinals in Lappeenranta.
2014 Esso Cup: WEY 3 - MON 2
Apr 24, 2014
Weyburn wrapped up its preliminary games with its fourth win of the Esso Cup.
2014 TELUS Cup: HFX 5 - OKA 4
Apr 24, 2014
Halifax scored four times in the third period to stun Okanagan.
2014 Esso Cup: SUD 3 - EDM 2
Apr 23, 2014
A pair of power play goals in the second led Sudbury to its third win.
2014 Esso Cup: FRA 7 – MON 2
Apr 23, 2014
The Phantom fired 50 shots on net in picking up its first win of the Esso Cup.
2014 TELUS Cup: HAL 3 - CHA 7
Apr 23, 2014
Eight players had multi-point games to lead Châteauguay to its first win.
2014 TELUS Cup: TOR 4 - MJ 2
Apr 23, 2014
Marco Bozzo’s hat trick helped the Young Nationals to another win.
2014 Esso Cup: STC 3 - WEY 2
Apr 23, 2014
The Sabres scored three in the first and hung on to defeat the Gold Wings.
2014 TELUS Cup: OKA 1 - PA 1
Apr 23, 2014
Kjargaard and Bryshun traded goals in yet another tie game.
2014 TELUS Cup: TOR 3 - HFX 0
Apr 22, 2014
Longo a marqué deux fois pour procurer un premier gain aux Young Nationals.
2014 Esso Cup STC 2 – SUD 1
Apr 22, 2014
A shorthanded goal from Alexa Vasko late in the second was the difference.
Schedule
Close
Credit  
Close
Photo Credit: