CALGARY, AB – Hockey Canada, along with the Canadian Hockey League, announced a roster change at the National Junior Team selection camp on Wednesday. The selection camp runs at the Father David Bauer Olympic Arena in Calgary, AB through December 10-14, 2007.
Forward Cory Emmerton (St. Thomas, ON/ Brampton, OHL) will not be able to participate in the selection camp after being diagnosed with mononucleosis. Hockey Canada arranged for Emmerton’s immediate return to Brampton on Wednesday. The roster now stands at 35 players, including four goaltenders, 12 defencemen and 19 forwards. Hockey Canada and the CHL will not be replacing him at the selection camp.
For more information on the 2008 IIHF World Junior Championship, or Canada’s National Junior Team selection camp, including red and white rosters and the camp schedule, visit Hockey Canada’s official website www.hockeycanada.ca