Four NCAA players, one former collegian, invited to Canada's World Junior selection camp

UMass-Amherst (Tim Brule)
UMass freshman defenseman Cale Makar has a shot to play for Canada at the upcoming World Junior Championship (photo: Dan Hickling).

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

The list includes four players currently playing NCAA hockey.

Player's NamePositionSchool
Colton PointGColgate
Dante FabbroDBoston University
Mario FerraroDUMass
Cale MakarDUMass

Another defenseman on the roster, Dennis Cholowski, played last year at St. Cloud State before signing with the Detroit Red Wings last offseason and skating this season in the WHL.

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

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 Denmark.

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