Pair of collegians named to Canada’s World Junior squad

Hockey Canada announced its roster today for the upcoming IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship and a pair of WCHA stars were named to the team.

Minnesota-Duluth defenseman Dylan Olsen and Colorado College forward Jaden Schwartz impressed at this week’s selection camp and will play for the Canadians when the tournament opens Dec. 26 in Buffalo.

Olsen, a Calgary native, has a goal and 12 assists for 13 points in 17 games for the Bulldogs, while Schwartz, from Emerald Park, Sask., leads the Tigers in scoring with an 11-15-26 line through 17 games.

Notre Dame forward Riley Sheahan was one of the last cuts this morning and Miami forward Reilly Smith was released from camp on Monday.