Canada names WJHC selection camp roster

The potential players tasked with avenging last year's loss to the United States in the gold-medal game of the World Junior Hockey Championship were announced on Wednesday.

Canada unveiled the 32 members of the team's selection camp roster for the tournament, a list that includes seven returnees from last year's silver-medal-winning club.

Here is the full list:

Forwards

Player Current Team NHL Team (Draft Year)
Jonathan Ang Peterborough Petes (OHL) Panthers (2016)
Drake Batherson Cape Breton Screaming Eagles (QMJHL) Senators (2017)
Maxime Comtois Victoriaville Tigres (QMJHL) Ducks (2017)
Dillon Dube Kelowna Rockets (WHL) Flames (2016)
Alex Formenton London Knights (OHL) Senators (2017)
Jonah Gadjovich Owen Sound Attack (OHL) Canucks (2017)
Cody Glass Portland Winterhawks (WHL) Golden Knights (2017)
Brett Howden Moosejaw Warriors (WHL) Lightning (2016)
Tanner Kaspick Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL) Blues (2016)
Boris Katchouk Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHL) Lightning (2016) 
Jordan Kyrou Sarnia Sting (OHL) Blues (2016)
Kole Lind Kelowna Rockets (WHL) Canucks (2016)
Michael McLeod Mississauga Steelheads (OHL) Devils (2016) 
Taylor Raddysh Erie Otters (OHL) Lightning (2016)
Sam Steel Regina Pats (WHL) Ducks (2016) 
Tyler Steenbergen Swift Current Broncos (WHL) Coyotes (2017) 
Nick Suzuki Owen Sound Attack (OHL) Golden Knights (2017) 
Robert Thomas London Knights (OHL) Blues (2017)

Defense

Player Current Team NHL Team (Draft Year)
Jake Bean Calgary Hitmen (WHL) Hurricanes (2016)
Dennis Cholowski Prince George Cougars (WHL) Red Wings (2016)
Kale Clague Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL) Kings (2016)
Dante Fabbro Boston University (NCAA) Predators (2016)
Mario Ferraro Massachusetts (NCAA) Sharks (2017)
Cal Foote Kelowna Rockets (WHL) Lightning (2017)
Josh Mahura Regina Pats (WHL) Ducks (2016)
Cale Makar Massachusetts (NCAA) Avalanche (2017)
Logan Stanley Kitchener Rangers (OHL) Jets (2016)
Conor Timmins Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHL) Avalanche (2017)

Goalies

Player Current Team NHL Team (Draft Year)
Carter Hart Everett Silvertips (WHL) Flyers (2016)
Michael DiPietro Windsor Spitfires (OHL) Canucks (2017)
Samuel Harvey Rouyn-Noranda Huskies (QMJHL) Undrafted
Colton Point Colgate (NCAA) Stars (2016)

Following the selection camp the above crop of players will be reduced 22 skaters.

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