RED DEER, Alta. —
A Prince Edward Islander will likely be taking part in for Canada on the 2021 Worldwide Ice Hockey Federation world junior hockey championship.
Moncton Wildcats defenceman Jordan Spence of Cornwall was one in every of 25 gamers named to Group Canada on Friday.
Charlottetown Islanders defenceman Lukas Cormier additionally attended the 46-player choice camp however didn’t make the ultimate reduce.
Islanders athletic therapist Kevin Elliott is a member of Group Canada’s workers.
The 19-year-old Spence is one in every of 4 Atlantic Canadian gamers with Group Canada. The previous Summerside Western Capital joins Chicoutimi Saguenéens ahead Dawson Mercer of Bay Roberts, N.L.; Boston Faculty ahead Alex Newhook of St. John’s, N.L., and Halifax Mooseheads defenceman Justin Baron of Halifax, N.S.
The world junior event begins on Christmas Day, and Canada performs its first sport on Boxing Day in opposition to Germany at 7 p.m., Atlantic Time. The Sports activities Community will televise all 28 event video games.
Canada gained its first of 18 gold medals on the world junior hockey championship in 1982.