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Fix-Wolansky named to Team WHL roster for 2018 CIBC Canada Russia Series

 

The Western Hockey League, in collaboration with the Canadian Hockey League and Hockey Canada, announced today the roster for Team WHL, which will compete against Team Russia at the 2018 CIBC Canada Russia Series in Kamloops and Vancouver.

Edmonton Oil Kings captain Trey Fix-Wolansky was one of 12 forwards named to the Team WHL roster, who will face Team Russia in Game 1 in Kamloops, BC on Monday, November 5, before continuing on to Vancouver, BC for Game 2 on Tuesday, November 6.

The Ontario Hockey League will host Games 3 and 4, while the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League will welcome the festivities for Games 5 and 6.

All 2018 CIBC Canada Russia Series games will be broadcast nationally on Sportsnet and TVA Sports.

 

Team WHL Roster:

Forwards

Player Name Hometown DOB WHL Club NHL Draft
Almeida, Justin Kitimat, B.C. 1999-02-06 Moose Jaw Warriors PIT 2018 (5-129)
Bellerive, Jordy North Vancouver, B.C. 1999-05-02 Lethbridge Hurricanes PIT 2017 (FA)
Cozens, Dylan Whitehorse, Yukon 2001-02-09 Lethbridge Hurricanes Eligible 2019
Dach, Kirby Fort Saskatchewan, Alta. 2001-01-21 Saskatoon Blades Eligible 2019
Dewar, Connor The Pas, Man. 1999-06-26 Everett Silvertips MIN 2018 (3-92)
Fix-Wolansky, Trey Edmonton, Alta. 1999-05-26 Edmonton Oil Kings CBJ 2018 (7-204)
Foote, Nolan Engelwood, Colo. 2000-11-29 Kelowna Rockets Eligible 2019
Glass, Cody Winnipeg, Man. 1999-04-01 Portland Winterhawks VGK 2017 (1-6)
Kelly, Parker Camrose, Alta. 1999-05-14 Prince Albert Raiders OTT 2017 (FA)
Leason, Brett Calgary, Alta. 1999-04-30 Prince Albert Raiders Free Agent
Mattheos, Stelio Winnipeg, Man. 1999-06-14 Brandon Wheat Kings CAR 2017 (3-73)
Sutter, Riley Calgary, Alta. 1999-10-25 Everett Silvertips WAS 2018 (3-93)

 

Defencemen

Player Name Hometown DOB WHL Club NHL Draft
Addison, Calen Brandon, Man. 2000-04-11 Lethbridge Hurricanes PIT 2018 (2-53)
Brook, Josh Roblin, Man. 1999-06-17 Moose Jaw Warriors MTL 2017 (2-56)
Byram, Bowen Cranbrook, B.C. 2001-06-13 Vancouver Giants Eligible 2019
Smith, Ty Lloydminster, Alta. 2000-03-24 Spokane Chiefs NJD 2018 (1-17)
Walford, Scott Coquitlam, B.C. 1999-01-12 Victoria Royals MTL 2017 (3-68)
Woo, Jett Winnipeg, Man. 2000-07-27 Moose Jaw Warriors VAN 2018 (2-37)

 

Goaltenders

Player Name Hometown DOB WHL Club NHL Draft
Scott, Ian Calgary, Alta. 1999-01-11 Prince Albert Raiders TOR 2017 (4-110)
Tendeck, David North Vancouver, B.C. 1999-11-25 Vancouver Giants ARI 2018 (6-158)

 

The six-game CIBC Canada Russia Series features regional league teams of Canadian National Junior Team candidates competing against the Russian National Junior Team.

Since the event first began in 2003, CHL teams have played to an overall record of 61-22-1-6. The competitiveness of the rivalry has grown in recent years, with the 2017 event requiring a shootout to break a series tie in Game 6. The first ever shootout finale in event history was won by Team QMJHL, giving the CHL its third consecutive series victory. Team CHL has won 12 times in event history, with Russia emerging victorious on three occasions.

The 2018 CIBC Canada Russia Series is supported by title sponsor CIBC, the Official Bank of the CHL, along with associate sponsors Kia Canada, Sherwin-Williams, Cooper Tires, and Kubota Canada.

 

2018 CIBC Canada Russia Series Schedule

Game 1 – Monday, November 5 at Kamloops, BC
Game 2 – Tuesday, November 6 at Vancouver, BC
Game 3 – Thursday, November 8 at Sarnia, ON
Game 4 – Monday, November 12 at Oshawa, ON
Game 5 – Tuesday, November 13 at Sherbrooke, QC
Game 6 – Thursday, November 15 at Drummondville, QC

For event information please visit http://chlcanadarussia.ca.

 

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