Guenther and Slaney take part in U-17 Summer Showcase in Calgary


Edmonton Oil Kings forward Dylan Guenther and defenceman Keagan Slaney were among 112 Canadian players who took part in Hockey Canada’s Summer Showcase in Calgary, AB from July 24-26, 2019.

The 112 players made up six teams (White, Black, Red, Gold, Green and Blue) in an effort to showcase themselves in hopes of cracking the roster for Team Canada at the 2019 World Under-17 Hockey Championships in Medicine Hat, AB and Swift Current, SK taking place November 2-9, 2019.

Throughout the Summer Showcase, players were put through the paces in terms of physical fitness testing both on and off the ice.



They also participated in three intrasquad match-ups, with Guenther tallying five points (2G, 3A) as a member of Team Canada White, and Slaney (1A) with Team Canada Blue in three games played each. 

The intrasquad results are as follows: 

Wednesday, July 24

Green 5; Black 4 – FINAL OT
White [Guenther: 1A] 3; Blue [Slaney: 1A] 2 – FINAL | GAME SUMMARY
Gold 6; Red 4 – FINAL

Thursday, July 25

Blue 9; Red 1 – FINAL | GAME SUMMARY
Green 7; Gold 1 – FINAL
White [Guenther: 1G, 1A] 3; White 2 – FINAL | GAME SUMMARY

Friday, July 26

Blue 7; Gold 4 – FINAL | GAME SUMMARY
Black 5; Red 1 – FINAL
White [Guenther 1G, 1A] 3; Green 1 – FINAL | GAME SUMMARY

All games were streamed live online at

Full team rosters can be found here.

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