Canada announces World Junior Championship selection camp roster

Team Canada announced its WJC selection camp roster Wednesday. (Ryan Remiorz/CP)

On Wednesday, Hockey Canada announced the 32 players invited to the WJC selection camp, which will take place Dec. 12-15 in St. Catharines, Ont.

This year’s World Junior Championship will run from Dec. 26-Jan. 5 in Buffalo, N.Y.

During the selection camp, Canada will play three exhibition games: Dec. 13 and 14 against a collection of USports all-stars and Dec. 15 against Team Denmark.

Here is the full list of players invited to the selection camp. The final roster is expected to be announced on Dec. 15. After that, Team Canada has two more pre-tournament games in London on Dec. 20 against the Czech Republic and in Hamilton on Dec. 22 in Hamilton.

GOALIES
Michael DiPietro, Windsor, OHL
Carter Hart, Everett, WHL
Samuel Harvey, Ryoun-Noranda, QMJHL
Colton Point, Colgate, NCAA

DEFENCE
Jake Bean, Calgary, WHL
Dennis Cholowski, Prince George, WHL
Kale Clague, Brandon, WHL
Dante Fabbro, Boston University, NCAA
Mario Ferraro, UMass, NCAA
Cal Foote, Kelowna, WHL
Josh Mahura, Regina, WHL
Cale Makar, UMass, NCAA
Logan Stanley, Kitchener, OHL
Connor Timmins, Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds, OHL

FORWARDS
Jonathan Ang, Peterborough, OHL
Drake Batherson, Cape Breton, QMJHL
Maxime Comtois, Victoriaville, QMJHL
Dillon Dube, Kelowna, WHL
Alex Formenton, London, OHL
Jonah Gadjovich, Owen Sound, OHL
Cody Glass, Portland, WHL
Brett Howden, Moose Jaw, WHL
Tanner Kaspick, Brandon, WHL
Boris Katchouk, Sault Ste. Marie, OHL
Jordan Kyrou, Sarnia, OHL
Kole Lind, Kelowna, WHL
Michael McLeod, Mississauga, OHL
Taylor Raddysh, Erie, OHL
Sam Steel, Regina, WHL
Tyler Steenbergen, Swift Current, WHL
Nick Suzuki, Owen Sound, OHL
Robert Thomas, London, OHL