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OBHA Alumni selected to 2013 Junior U20 Hockey Canada Roster

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Hockey Canada announced Thursday, December 13 the 23 players selected for Canada’s National Junior U20 Team during the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey Junior World Championship, taking place December 26-January 5 in Ufa, Russia.

The announcement comes at the conclusion of the National Junior Team selection camp, which ran December 10-13 in Calgary and includes an OHA alumni member.

Mark Scheifele (Kitchener) will be one of thirteen forwards at the World Championships. He is a product of the Kitchener-Waterloo Minor Ball Hockey League and participated at the provincials and national competition. (pictured to the left practising with the team).

Scheifele is a member of the Barrie Colts in the Ontario Hockey League and first round draft pick in 2011 of the Winnipeg Jets.

We wish him and his teammates the best as they go for gold in Russia.

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