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Canada’s National Junior Team and Rivals in Prep for 2009 IIHF World Junior Championship
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December 12, 2008
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OTTAWA, ON – Hockey Canada, along with the Canadian Hockey League, announced on Friday details for IIHF World Junior Championship pre-competition camps scheduled for southern Ontario from December 16-23.

The ten teams competing in the 2009 IIHF World Junior Championship, including Canada’s National Junior Team, will be training in various communities leading up to the tournament, including ten pre-tournament games featuring the best junior-aged players in the world.

Pre-competition camp information

CANADA December 16-17 CFB Petawawa

Petawawa, ON

  December 18-23 Alder Arena  Orangeville, ON

Media contact: André Brin (403) 540-8444 or abrin@hockeycanada.ca

NOTE TO MEDIA – Media looking to attend any practices at CFB Petawawa should register in advance for access. Please note that the military personnel at CFB Petawawa will be assisting Canada’s National Junior Team with an activity on the morning of Tuesday, December 16. There will be a media opportunity at 10 a.m. EST during the first portion of this activity. For further information, please contact Captain Andrew Hennessy at CFB Petawawa (613-687-5511 ex. 6721 / ANDREW.HENNESSY@forces.gc.ca)

Other pre-competition camp details and locations

CZECH REPUBLIC December 16-23 PowerAde Centre Brampton, ON
FINLAND December 20-23 Molson Centre Barrie, ON
GERMANY December 20-23 Robert-Guertin Arena Gatineau, QC
KAZAKHSTAN December 18-23 General Motors Centre Oshawa, ON
LATVIA December 18-23 Memorial Centre Brockville, ON
RUSSIA December 19-23 K-Rock Centre Kingston, ON
SLOVAKIA December 17-23 The Aud Kitchener, ON
SWEDEN December 16-23 Hershey Centre Mississauga, ON
UNITED STATES December 21-23 K-Rock Centre Kingston, ON

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

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

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