Grizzlies forward Matthew Wood named to Canadian U18 squad

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography Victoria Grizzlies rookie Matthew Wood was one of 14 forwards named to Team Canada’s roster for the 2022 IIHF U18 World Championship, scheduled for Apr. 23 to May 1 in Landshut and Kaufbeuren, Germany The 25-man roster was finalized in an announcement by Hockey Canada yesterday. “We are excited to […]

Bottini, Fust to play for Switzerland at World Juniors

Photo credits: Darren Francis (Fust), Jack Murray (Bottini) Penticton Vees forward Stefano Bottini and Chilliwack Chiefs forward Ray Fust have both made Team Switzerland’s final roster for the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship. The team announced their final cuts today. Both players have experience representing Switzerland at international tournaments, but this will be their first […]

Merritt’s Tkac gets World Juniors invite

Merritt Centennials forward Daniel Tkac has been invited to Team Slovakia’s selection camp for the 2020 World Junior Championships. The 18-year-old is a dual American-Slovakian citizen as he was born in Pittsburgh, Pa., but both of his parents are from Slovakia. He leaves for training camp in Slovakia on Dec. 7. “I have to go […]

Newhook shining brightly at U18s

Boston College commit and Victoria Grizzlies product Alex Newhook has been on a tear as one of only two CJHL players to crack Team Canada’s roster at the 2019 Under-18 World Hockey Championships in Sweden. Heading into tomorrow’s semifinal matchup with host Team Sweden, the St. John’s, N.L. native is second in team scoring with […]