FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Via Hockey Canada
Calgary, Alta. – Hockey Canada announced today that former Jr. Senators defenceman and current Kitchener Ranger and Detroit Red Wings draft pick Donovan Sebrango has been invited to participate in Team Canada’s World Junior Hockey Championship (WJHC) selection camp next month in Red Deer, Alberta ahead of the 2021 World Junior Championships.
With less than two months until the puck drops on the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship, Hockey Canada, in partnership with the Canadian Hockey League (CHL), has announced a roster of 46 players who have earned an invitation to Canada’s National Junior Team Sport Chek Selection Camp, set for Nov. 16-Dec. 13 in Red Deer, Alta.
The roster selection was led by Scott Salmond (Creston, B.C.), senior vice-president of national teams for Hockey Canada, with assistance from Ben Shutron (Orleans, Ont.), manager of national teams for Hockey Canada, and Alan Millar (Tottenham, Ont./Moose Jaw, WHL), the U20 lead for the Program of Excellence management group. Head coach André Tourigny (Nicolet, Que./Ottawa, OHL) and assistant coaches Michael Dyck (Lethbridge, Alta./Vancouver, WHL) and Mitch Love (Quesnel, B.C./Saskatoon, WHL) provided input, along with coaches and general managers across the CHL.
The players, including five goaltenders, 15 defencemen, and 26 forwards, will compete for a chance to represent Canada at the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship, Dec. 25-Jan. 5 in Edmonton, Alta as Canada looks to defend their gold medal.
Sebrango appeared in four games as an affiliate player back in the 2017-2018 season prior to being selected in the second round of the 2018 OHL Priority Selection by Kitchener out of CIHA Academy in Rockland.