Thursday 2 August 2018

Maier & Korczak crack Canadian Under-18 squad for 2018 Hlinka Gretzky Cup

Twenty-two of the nation’s best under-18 players have earned the opportunity to represent their country on home ice at the 2018 Hlinka Gretzky Cup in Edmonton and Red Deer from Aug. 6-11.

Hockey Canada finalized its roster on Wednesday and the roster included a couple Yorkton products in G Nolan Maier and D Kaedan Korczak.

Maier, a former Yorkton Terrier had a record 23-17-1 with the Saskatoon Blades this past season, with 3.31GAA and 0.895 SV%. He also had two shutouts.

Korczak, who played two years with the Yorkton Rawtec Maulers (SMAAAHL). had 3 goals 13 assists for 16 points in 67 games with the Kelowna Rockets this past season.

Team Canada will play the Czech Republic in pre-competition action on Saturday in Red Deer before moving on to Edmonton, where they open the Hlinka Gretzky Cup against Switzerland on Monday night.

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