The Slovakian Hockey Federation announced its 45-man National Junior Team Selection Camp roster today, with Kingston Frontenacs forward Martin Chromiak included on the list. The camp, taking place in an isolated bubble in Zvolen, begins on November 30th.
Chromiak, who arrived in Kingston following for the second half of the 2019-20 season, posted 11 goals, 22 assists and 33 points over 28 games before being selected in the fifth round by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2020 NHL Draft. The 18-year-old from Ilava, Slovakia was originally the second overall pick of the 2019 CHL Import Draft.
Chromiak, who was named to the OHL’s second all-rookie team last season, has represented Slovakia in both the IIHF World Under-18 Hockey Championship as well as the Hlinka Gretzky Cup. He’s been on temporary transfer to Slovakia’s HK Dukla Trencin club throughout the opening half of the 2020-21 season, recording three assists in as many games.
Additionally, Oshawa Generals first round (37th overall) 2020 CHL Import Draft choice David Mudrak received an invitation to the camp. The 19-year-old defenceman has recorded two assists in five games with HC Kosice of Slovakia’s top circuit so far this season. Recently committed Sudbury Wolves second round (91st overall) selection Dominik Jendek also received an invitation. The 19-year-old winger has registered an assist in nine games with HC Slovan Bratislava.