Three members of the Ottawa 67’s hockey club were named to Team Canada for the 2018 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, Hockey Canada announced on Tuesday. 67’s forwards Cam Tolnai, Matt Maggio, and goaltender Will Cranley will represent their country at the beginning of November. This will be the first time each player gets the opportunity to wear the maple leaf. All three players are extrmeely excited for the opportunity that many young hockey players dream of but only few get the privilege to experience.
What they’re saying
Cameron Tolnai, Centre – “It’s been a dream of mine since I was a little boy.”
Matt Maggio, Right Wing – “I’m really excited they chose me as one of the 66 players.”
Will Cranley, Goaltender – “I’m excited to get there and get my feet wet.”
In addition to the three members of the Barber Poles selected to the camp, 67’s draft pick and prospect Colby Ambrosio was selected as well. Ambrosio currently plays for Tri-City in the USHL.
This year’s tournament will be held in Saint John, New Brunswick and kicks off November 3rd and runs until November 10th. Players will miss five regular season games while at the tournament.