Three times an assistant coach from 2008 to 2010, Patrice Bosch will lead Canada East in Truro, joined by associate coach Shawn Evans and assistant Martin Dagenais.
Mike Reagan will take over as Canada West head coach, joined by assistants Joe Martin, Rick Swan and Derek Sweet-Coulter.
As part of the BDO Goals for Kids program, MHAs will benefit from goals scored at select national and international events.
Golden with Canada West in 2015, Dante Fabbro, Cale Makar and Dennis Cholowski are together again at Summer Showcase.
Canada West and the Czech Republic get it started Dec. 10 in Truro, followed by Canada East facing Russia in prime time.
Cale Makar went to Colorado with the No. 4 pick – the first of 16 alumni taken – as the highest-drafted defenceman ever.
Eight months before the puck drops in Truro, ticket packages go on sale April 13; catch all 13 games at the RECC for $175.