2019 World Junior A Challenge

2019 World Junior A Challenge | Hockey Canada

Three potential returnees – along with a 2017 gold medallist – are among the 44 invited to Canada West selection camp in advance of the 2019 World Junior A Challenge.
Twenty-six WJAC gold medallists and eight MVPs were among the 72 alumni who started the 2019-20 season in the NHL.
A trio of returnees highlight the 44 players invited to Canada East selection camp, set for Aug. 7-9 in Cornwall, Ont.
Martin Dagenais will serve as East head coach, while Joe Martin takes the reins of West in Dawson Creek, B.C.
No. 10 pick Vasily Podkolzin was the first of a record-setting 33 WJAC alumni who had their names called in Vancouver.
The tournament opens Dec. 7 with a pair of rivalry games – Canada East takes on Russia, and Canada West faces the U.S.
The World Junior A Challenge is headed to northern B.C. in 2019, with Dawson Creek set to welcome the hockey world.
2018 WJAC: CAN-W 3 – CZE 1 (Bronze)
Holloway scored twice to lead the Canadians to the bronze medal.
2018 WJAC: USA 2 – RUS 0 (Gold)
Saville made 25 saves to backstop the U.S. to its eighth WJAC gold.
2018 WJAC: RUS 4 – CZE 1 (Semifinal)
Nikolaev and Gutik scored PPGs in the third to help Russia advance.
2018 WJAC: USA 3 – CAN-W 2 OT (Semifinal)
Ness ended it in overtime to send the Americans to play for gold.
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