CALGARY, Alta. – Hockey Canada announced the addition of Serron Noel (Oshawa Generals) to Canada’s roster for the Sport Chek World Junior Showcase, July 28-Aug. 4 in Kamloops, B.C.
Noel is a 2018 second-round NHL draft pick of the Florida Panthers, going 34th overall. He played for Canada’s National Men’s Under-18 Team at the 2018 IIHF U18 World Championship, and won a gold medal with Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team at the 2017 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup. He also played for Team Canada Red at the 2016 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge.
Noel replaces forward Justin Almeida (Kitimat, B.C./Moose Jaw, WHL) who is 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.
Ticket packages that include all Showcase games are available online at HockeyCanada.ca/Tickets and at the Sandman Centre box office for as low as $99 plus fees.
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