National Junior Team Selection Camp Roster December 12-16, 2009 Regina, Sask. By The Numbers
November 26, 2009

Returning 2009 National Junior Team players:

7 – Patrice Cormier, Stefan Della Rovere, Jordan Eberle, Ryan Ellis, Cody Hodgson, Alex Pietrangelo, Colten Teubert

Players who attended Canada’s National Junior Team development camp: 32

G (4) - Jake Allen, Matt Hackett, Martin Jones, Olivier Roy

D (10) – Jared Cowen, Calvin de Haan, Ryan Ellis, Travis Hamonic, Shawn Lalonde, Dylan Olsen, Alex Pietrangelo, Marco Scandella, Colten Teubert, Patrick Wiercioch

F (18) – Luke Adam, Gabriel Bourque, Jordan Caron, Patrice Cormier, Philippe Cornet, Stefan Della Rovere, Cody Eakin, Jordan Eberle, Scott Glennie, Taylor Hall, Adam Henrique, Cody Hodgson, Nazem Kadri, Brandon Kozun, Louis Leblanc, Brandon McMillan, Greg Nemisz, Brayden Schenn

Minor Hockey / Hockey Canada branch breakdown:

10 – Ontario Hockey Federation

7 – Hockey Quebec

4 – BC Hockey

3 – Hockey Manitoba, Ottawa District Hockey Association, Saskatchewan Hockey Association

2 – Hockey Alberta, Hockey New Brunswick

1 – Hockey P.E.I., Hockey Newfoundland and Labrador

Where they are playing:

12 players from the Ontario Hockey League (OHL)

10 players from the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL)

10 players from the Western Hockey League (WHL)

3 players from U.S. college hockey (NCAA)

1 player from the National Hockey League (NHL)

Program of Excellence experience:

Thirty-one (31) of the 36 players have been a part of Hockey Canada’s Program of Excellence:

Twenty-five  (25) of the 36 players have played in Canada’s National Under-18 Program:

- Eighteen (18) for Canada’s National Summer Under-18 Team

- Ten (10) for Canada at the IIHF World Under-18 Championship

- Six (6) players have played for both the summer team and for Canada at a world championship (Ellis, Teubert, Eakin, Hodgson, McFarland, Schenn)

Twenty-four (24) of the 35 players have been involved in Canada's Regional Under-17 Program;

Five (5) players – Bourque, Deslauriers, Hackett, Kozun, Wiercioch - invited to the selection camp will be looking for their first-ever Program of Excellence experience on a regional or national team

Nine  (9) players – Adam, Bourque, Hackett, Henrique, Deslauriers, Jones, Kozun, Roy, Wiercioch - have not played for Canada at an international competition


Seven (7) players (Bourque, Cormier, Cowen, Della Rovere, Scandella, Schenn, Seguin) are currently captains of their respective teams, and fourteen (14) players are alternate captains

Vital statistics:

Average age: 19 years, 2 months, 0 days (as of )

By year of birth: 1990 (22 players), 1991 (11 players), 1992 (3 players)

Youngest player: John McFarland ()

Oldest player: Matt Jones ()

Average height: 6’0.5”

Average weight: 194 lbs

NHL Entry Draft information:

Thirty-one (31) of the 35 players invited to camp have been drafted in either the 20 NHL Entry Draft;

Fourteen (14) of the 31 NHL drafted players were first-round NHL draft picks, six (6) players were second-round NHL draft picks, and six more were selected in the third round;

Four (4) undrafted players will be at Canada’s selection camp, who are all eligible for the 2010 NHL Entry Draft;

One (1) player, Martin Jones, was not drafted, but signed with Los Angeles as a free agent in the summer of 2008;

Los Angeles has the most prospects at this year’s camp, with five players. Seventeen (17) NHL teams have players at the selection camp

5 – Los Angeles

3 – Edmonton

2 – Chicago, Minnesota, Nashville, New Jersey, New York Islanders, Ottawa, St. Louis, Washington

1 – Boston, Buffalo, Calgary, Dallas, Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver

For more information:

Lisa Dornan
Director, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-777-4557 / 403-510-7046 (mobile)


Esther Madziya
Coordinator, Media Relations
Hockey Canada


Spencer Sharkey
Coordinator, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-777-4567 / 905-906-5327 (mobile)


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