Lintuniemi Invited to Team Finland’s Summer Development Camp

By: OHL Network
Photo: OHL Images

28 Ontario Hockey League players from six different countries were invited to attend summer development camps in preparation for the 2015 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship scheduled for Dec. 26, 2014 to Jan. 5, 2015 in Montreal, Que. and Toronto, Ont.

Team Canada is hosting camp in Brossard, Montreal, and Sherbrooke, Quebec, with exhibition games against the Czech Republic and Russia.  Team USA is hosting camp in Lake Placid with a reduced roster competing in exhibition games against the Czechs, Finland, and Sweden.


OHL Players at 2015 WJC Summer Development Camps:

(click country to see full roster)


Nick Baptiste (Sudbury Wolves)

Sam Bennett (Kingston Frontenacs)

Tyler Bertuzzi (Guelph Storm)*

Chris Bigras (Owen Sound Attack)

Michael Dal Colle (Oshawa Generals)

Jason Dickinson (Guelph Storm)

Max Domi (London Knights)

Aaron Ekblad (Barrie Colts)*

Robby Fabbri (Guelph Storm)

Ben Harpur (Guelph Storm)

Bo Horvat (London Knights)

Connor McDavid (Erie Otters)

Roland McKeown (Kingston Frontenacs)

Zach Nastasiuk (Owen Sound Attack)

Darnell Nurse (Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds)

Nick Paul (North Bay Battalion)

Brendan Perlini (Niagara IceDogs)

Nick Ritchie (Peterborough Petes)

 Czech Republic:

David Tomasek (Belleville Bulls)


Alex Lintuniemi (Ottawa 67’s)


Sergey Tolchinsky (Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds)


Julius Bergman (London Knights)

Victor Crus Rydberg (Plymouth Whalers)

 United States:

Cole Cassels (Oshawa Generals)*

Brandon Halverson (Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds)**

Ryan MacInnis (Kitchener Rangers)

Michael McCarron (London Knights)

Alex Nedeljkovic (Plymouth Whalers)*

 *denotes sickness/injury and unable to compete

**Halverson advanced to Team USA reduced roster for exhibition games


Exhibition Game Schedule and Results:

Saturday August 2: USA Blue 5 vs. USA White 2

Sunday August 3: Sweden 4 vs. USA White 3

Sunday August 3: USA Blue 2 vs. Finland 1

Monday August 4: Russia 5 vs. Czech Republic 0

Monday August 4: Sweden 6 vs. USA Blue 2

Monday August 4: Finland 4 vs. USA White 3

Tuesday August 5: Canada 6 vs. Czech Republic 2

Wednesday August 6: Canada 5 vs. Russia 2

Wednesday August 6: USA 7 vs. Sweden 1

Thursday August 7: Canada 6 vs. Russia 3

Thursday August 7: USA 9 vs. Finland 1

Friday August 8: Czech Republic 5 vs. Canada 2

Friday August 8: Finland 4 vs. Sweden 2

Saturday August 9: USA 3 vs. Czech Republic 0

Saturday August 9: Russia 5 vs. Sweden 4 OT

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