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Lavoie added to Hockey Canada’s World Junior Showcase roster

 

KAMLOOPS, B.C. – Hockey Canada announced the addition of Raphaël Lavoie (Halifax Mooseheads) to Canada’s roster for the Sport Chek World Junior Showcase, July 28-Aug. 4 in Kamloops, B.C.

Lavoie is eligible for the 2019 NHL Entry Draft. This season he finished fourth in Halifax scoring with 63 points in 68 games, including 30 goals. Lavoie played for Canada’s National Men’s Under-18 Team at the 2018 IIHF World Championship, and for Team Canada White at the 2016 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge.

Hockey Canada also announced forwards and 2017 first-round NHL draft picks Owen Tippett (Mississauga Steelheads) and Gabe Vilardi (Kingston Frontenacs) are unable to participate due to injury.

The Sport Chek World Junior Showcase is an eight-day event featuring Canada, Finland, Sweden, and the United States, who will play 11 games at the Sandman Centre. Canada will dress two squads for games against a split Team USA on July 31, before combining again as Team Canada to play Finland on Aug. 2, Sweden on Aug. 3, and close the mini-tournament against the United States on Aug. 4.

Fans eager to REPRESENT this December at the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship, can get a glimpse of the future as single-game tickets are now on sale. Ticket packages, including all Showcase games, are also available online at HockeyCanada.ca/Tickets and at the Sandman Centre box office for $139 plus fees.

For more information on Hockey Canada, Canada’s National Junior Team, and the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship, please visit HockeyCanada.ca, or follow along through social media on Facebook, and Twitter or #WorldJuniors.

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