Rosters unveiled for 2021 Capital City Challenge


Toronto, Ont. – Hockey Canada has unveiled rosters for the upcoming Capital City Challenge set to begin on November 26th in Ottawa, Ont. The 66-player Canadian Under-17 roster consists of 25 OHL players as they’ll compete in a four-team tournament alongside Canada’s National Women’s Team Olympics Centralization Roster at TD Place, home of the Ottawa 67’s.

Team Canada Black:
G Joseph Costanzo (Niagara IceDogs)
G Mason Vaccari (Kingston Frontenacs)
D Cam Allen (Guelph Storm)
D Oliver Bonk (London Knights)
F Denver Barkey (London Knights)
F Colby Barlow (Owen Sound Attack)
F Nick Lardis (Peterborough Petes)
F Alex Pharand (Hamilton Bulldogs)
F Calum Ritchie (Oshawa Generals)

Assistant Coach – Jordan Smith (Soo Greyhounds)
Athletic Therapist – Marie-Pierre Néron (Ottawa 67’s)

Team Canada Red:
D Beau Akey (Barrie Colts)
D Quinton Burns (Kingston Frontenacs)
D Olivier Savard (Saginaw Spirit)
F Easton Cowan (London Knights)
F Owen Outwater (North Bay Battalion)
F Luca Pinelli (Ottawa 67’s)
F Carson Rehkopf (Kitchener Rangers)

Director of Operations – Kyle Raftis (Soo Greyhounds)
Goaltending Coach – Franky Palazzese (Sarnia Sting)
Video Coach – Nick Biamonte (Guelph Storm)
Equipment Manager – Spencer Stehouwer (Sarnia Sting)
Team Physician – Dr. Wanda Millard (London Knights)

Team Canada White:
G Nathaniel Day (Flint Firebirds)
D Tristan Bertucci (Flint Firebirds)
D Alexis Daviault (Sarnia Sting)
F Chris Barlas (Ottawa 67’s)
F Luke McNamara (Saginaw Spirit)
F Ethan Miedema (Windsor Spitfires)
F Luke Misa (Mississauga Steelheads)
F Matthew Soto (Kingston Frontenacs)
F Carey Terrance (Erie Otters)

Head Coach – Rob Wilson (Peterborough Petes)
Assistant Coach – Chad Wiseman (Guelph Storm)

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