Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Wiercioch invited to Canadian junior camp

The Senators' second-round pick in 2008, Patrick Wiercioch, has been invited to the Team Canada world junior selection camp. He is among 14 defencemen invited to the camp, along with 20 forwards and four goaltenders. Wiercoch is the second-youngest defenceman invited, and is one of two with an Ottawa connection: Tyler Cuma plays for the 67s. Here's the listing of defencemen, or click here for the full list.

  1. Keith Aulie
  2. Tyler Cuma
  3. Ryan Ellis
  4. Cody Goloubef
  5. Travis Hamonic
  6. * Thomas Hickey
  7. Kevin Marshall
  8. Tyler Myers
  9. Alex Pietrangelo
  10. Brendan Smith
  11. Jared Spurgeon
  12. * P.K. Subban
  13. Colten Teubert
  14. Patrick Wiercioch
    * - denotes returning player.
In other World Juniors news, 2007 draft choice Jim O'Brien is on the USA Hockey World Junior Championship roster.

ADDENDUM: As a commenter said, there are two other Sens prospects will be playing in the tournament, both for Sweden: defenceman Erik Karlsson (1st round, 15th overall, 2008) and forward Andre Petersson (4th round, 109th overall, 2008).
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