The North Bay Battalion is not going to have a participant on Workforce Canada’s international junior staff, however they are going to have a Battalion alum who will face them all through some International Junior tune-up video games subsequent week.
Mathew Santos, who’s recently taking part in for the Ryerson Rams, has been named to the U SPORTS Males’s Hockey All-Stars.
The staff comprised of top-end skill from U SPORTS groups from throughout Canada are set to compete at Canada’s Nationwide Junior Workforce Variety camp in Oakville, Ont., from Dec. 9-12.
This may mark the 5th directly yr the U SPORTS All-Stars have confronted off in opposition to Canada’s Nationwide Junior Workforce Possibilities, who’re vying for roster spots on the 2020 IIHF International Junior Hockey Championship being held in Ostrava and Trinec, Czech Republic from Dec. 26, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020.
The 24-year-old who performed 4 seasons for the Battalion has 10 objectives together with 11 assists for 21 issues in 17 video games with the Ryerson Rams this season.
“This is a superb alternative for U SPORTS to turn our persevered improve for Hockey Canada in serving to them perfect get ready the Canadian International Junior Workforce for the IIHF International Junior Hockey Championship within the Czech Republic,” stated Lisette Johnson-Stapley, Leader Recreation Officer of U SPORTS.
“We’re honoured to be invited yearly to the Recreation Chek Variety Camp, whilst concurrently showcasing one of the crucial perfect skill Canadian college hockey has to supply.”
Gardiner MacDougall, head trainer of the UNB Reds, will function the staff’s bench boss, after being an assistant trainer with the 2018 U SPORTS All-Stars. MacDougall might be joined through 2016 U SPORTS All-Superstar head trainer Brett Gibson, a former North Bay Centennials ahead, of the Queen’s Gaels.