Hockey Canada announced Tuesday that Providence sophomore defenseman Jake Walman and Boston University sophomore defenseman Brandon Hickey have been invited to Canada’s National Junior Team selection camp.
Walman is a dual Canadian/United States citizen who calls Toronto home, while Hickey is from Leduc, Alta.
A total of 30 players (the other 28 are from the major junior ranks) were invited to the camp that will take place from Dec. 10-14 at the MasterCard Centre in Etobicoke, Ont. The camp will feature two games against a team comprised of Canadian Interuniversity Sport players on Dec. 12-13.
In total, 22 players will be selected to represent Canada at the 2016 IIHF World Junior Championship slated to take place from Dec. 26, 2015 through Jan. 5, 2016 in Helsinki, Finland.