MENU

Neighbours takes part in Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team Selection Camp in Calgary

Matthew Murnaghan/Hockey Canada Images

 

Edmonton Oil Kings forward Jake Neighbours was among 44 Canadian players to take part in Hockey Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team Selection Camp in Calgary, AB from July 26-30, 2019.

The 44 players – including four goaltenders, 14 defencemen and 26 forwards – were competing for a chance to represent Canada at 2019 Hlinka Gretzky Cup in Breclav, Czech Republic, and Piestany, Slovakia from August 5-10, 2019. The finalized roster will be announced in the coming days.

 

Last year the tournament was rebranded as the Hlinka Gretzky Cup and hosted in Edmonton and Red Deer, AB serving as co-hosts. Oil Kings Matthew Robertson and Josh Williams helped Canada capture gold on home ice, defeating Sweden 6-2 in the gold medal game.

Canada has won gold 22 times in 28 years of summer Under-18 competition, along with two silver medals and one bronze.

 

The group played three scrimmages over the course of camp, with the results as follows:

Sunday, July 28

White [Neighbours: 1A] 4; Red 1 – FINAL | GAME SUMMARY

Monday, July 29

White 5; Red 3 – FINAL | GAME SUMMARY

Tuesday, July 30

White 4; Red 3 – FINAL | GAME SUMMARY

 

All games were streamed live online at video.hockeycanada.ca.

Full team rosters can be found here.

EOK365 Season Seat Memberships, Five-Star Plans and Flex Packs for the Edmonton Oil Kings 2019-20 regular season are on sale now! Ticket packages start at just $99 per seat. Contact 780-414-GOAL (4625), sales@oilkings.ca, or visit OilKings.ca/SeasonSeats for more information.

More News
Oil Kings register WHL season-high 62 shots on goal in 5-3 win over Broncos
12 hours ago
1:00
VIDEO: Oil Kings Sign Jayden Henderson
3 days ago
GALLERY: Oil Kings Sign Jayden Henderson
3 days ago
Oil Kings sign Jayden Henderson to WHL Standard Player Agreement
3 days ago
Sawchuk buries first career hat trick as Oil Kings tame Tigers, 4-2
4 days ago
1:09
REACTION: Medicine Hat Tigers vs Edmonton Oil Kings
4 days ago