Tuesday 4 October 2016

Locals named to rosters for the 2016 Western Canada U16 Challenge Cup in Calgary

The Western Hockey League, in partnership with BC Hockey, Hockey Alberta, Saskatchewan Hockey Association, and Hockey Manitoba as well as in association with Hockey Canada, announced team rosters for the 2016 Western Canada U16 Challenge Cup which will begin October 19th at the Markin MacPhail Centre in Calgary, AB.
This year’s event will take place from Wednesday, October 19th to Sunday, October 23rd. The Western Canada U16 Challenge Cup will feature the highest-rated players in the under-16 age category from the provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan.
Of the 80 players scheduled to compete at the event, 76 were selected in the 2016 WHL Bantam Draft while two have since been listed by WHL clubs.

Locals named:

Team Saskatchewan

G Nolan Maier (Yorkton Rawtec Maulers) - Yorkton , SK
D Kaeden Korczak (Yorkton Rawtec Maulers) - Yorkton, SK

D Adam Herold (Regina Pat Canadiens) - Montmarte, SK

F Jerzy Orchard (Swift Current Legionnaires) - Melville Millionaires 2016 SJHL Draft Pick

Video Coach -- Taras McEwen (Notre Dame Hounds - Whitewood, SK

Team Manitoba

F Cole Muir (Yellowhead Chiefs) - Vista, MB (Wayway Wolverines 2016 MJHL Draft pick)

F Mark Liwiski (Parkland Rangers) - Dauphin, MB

D Parker Malchuk (Yellowhead Chiefs) - Birtle, MB

D Chad Nychuk (Yellowhead Chiefs) - Rossburn, MB

F Kolton Shindle (Pembina Valley Hawks) - Carman, MB (Wayway Wolverines 2016 MJHL Draft Pick)

Asst. Coach-- Darren Webster (Swan Valley Stampeders) - Swan River, MB

Event Schedule
Wednesday, October 19th

3:00 – 5:30 p.m. – Team Manitoba @ Team British Columbia
6:30 – 9:00 p.m. – Team Saskatchewan @ Team Alberta
Thursday, October 20th

3:00 – 5:30 p.m. – Team British Columbia @ Team Saskatchewan
6:30 – 9:00 p.m. – Team Alberta @ Team Manitoba
Friday, October 21st3:00 – 5:30 p.m. – Team Saskatchewan @ Team Manitoba
6:30 – 9:00 p.m. – Team British Columbia @ Team Alberta
Saturday, October 22nd

1:00 – 3:30 p.m. – Semi-Final (2nd vs. 3rd)
Sunday, October 23rd

9:00 – 11:30 a.m. – Bronze Medal Game (Semi-Final runner-up vs. 4th)
1:00 – 3:30 p.m. – Gold Medal Game (1st vs. Semi-Final winner)

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