The IIHF World Junior Championship is headed to British Columbia for the first time since 2006; Vancouver and Victoria have been selected to welcome the world in 2019.
Five returnees and 14 first-round NHL draft picks highlight the 32 hopefuls invited to National Junior Team selection camp.
Lauryn Collett and Peter Sprawson will be part of the World Juniors.
The U18 tournament will be played on Canadian ice beginning in 2018.

Four of the top sledge hockey nations in the world – Canada, Korea, Norway and the U.S. – converge on Charlottetown, P.E.I., for the 2016 World Sledge Hockey Challenge.
100 players – 40 in the East, 60 from the West – have been invited to selection camps ahead of the World Junior A Challenge.
Eight communities will host RBC Road to the World Juniors games.
The Hockey Canada Board of Directors has been set for the next year.
Taten Hammerberg was an inspiration to his teammates, and to the city of Sault Ste. Marie. Five months after Taten lost his battle, his community continues to honour him.
Marie-Philip Poulin scored twice and Laura Stacey added one of her own, but Canada settled for silver at the 4 Nations Cup.
Tom’s Talks – November
The importance of grassroots coaching, and focusing on the fun.
Clark scored two goals to lead Canada to a 3-1 win over Germany.
Canada’s National Junior Team hopefuls are set to gather at the Centre d’Excellence Sports Rousseau in Boisbriand, Que., for a four-day selection camp beginning Dec. 11.
Bill Peters, who led Canada to its second-straight gold at the IIHF World Championship, has won a Coaching Excellence Award.
Korea, Norway and the United States will join Canada in Charlottetown.
The Chevrolet program helps Peewee coaches teach positive values.
The host Cariboo Cougars will make their TELUS Cup debut against the Pacific champions when the puck drops for the first time April 24 at the CN Centre in Prince George.
Six teams will face off next spring for a national championship, and full-event packages are available for as low as $60.
22 Canadians have been selected to work IIHF events in 2016-17.
The First Shift gives new players a unique opportunity to try hockey.
Among the changes now in play for the upcoming season are rules that will help increase player safety, promote more offence and clarify goaltenders' protection.
The Bill Hay Future Leaders Internship Program will give graduates an opportunity to get hands-on experience in hockey.
From drills to practice plans, coach testimonials to stories from expe...
Hockey Canada has re-launched its concussion awareness app for mobile ...
2016 AGM: Coming together for Congress
Coming together for Congress
2016 NWU18C - BC 5 – ON-B 3 (Bronze)
Allan had a pair of goals as B.C. won its second U18 nationals medal.
2016 NWU18C - ON-R 4 – QUE 1 (Gold)
Ontario Red won its 10th gold medal all time at the U18 nationals.
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