Winnipeg born Calvin Pickard was recently selected for Team WHL that will compete against Team Russia in the 2010 Subway Super Series.
The 2010 SUBWAY® Super Series will take place November 8 – 18 and marks the eighth straight year that teams of CHL All-Stars have competed against Team Russia in preparation for the World Junior Hockey Championships. The SUBWAY® Super Series is an integral part of the evaluation process prior to Team Canada’s final selection camp in December. This season, Canada will be competing for their 13th straight medal at the 2011 tournament in Buffalo, NY.
The complete Team WHL roster consists of 32 players – two goalies, 10 defenceman and 20 forwards. Top NHL prospects for the 2011 NHL Entry Draft Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (RD) and Ty Rattie (POR) will compete in the series along with 2012 NHL Draft top prospect Ryan Murray (EVT). Team WHL also features four first round draft picks from the 2010 NHL Draft, Ryan Johansen (POR), Brett Connolly (PG), Mark Pysyk (EDM) and Quinton Howden (MJ). Defenceman Jared Cowen (SPO) is the sole returning player from Team Canada’s 2010 silver medal team and was selected in the first round of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.
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