Hendrix Lapierre And Vincent Iorio Invited To Canada’s National Junior Team Selection Camp

Washington Capitals prospects Hendrix Lapierre (1st round, 2020) and Vincent Iorio (2nd round, 2021) have been invited to Canada’s National Junior Team selection camp. The camp is set to open in Calgary, Alberta on December 9.

Thirty-one games will be played at Rogers Place in Edmonton and the Peavey Mart Centrium in Red Deer from 26 December, 2021 to 5th January 2022.

The 10-team tournament features Canada in Group A with Austria, the Czech Republic, Finland and Germany in Edmonton, while Group B is comprised of Russia, Switzerland, Slovakia, Sweden and the United States in Red Deer.

The event kicks off with a marquee matchup as Russia faces Sweden in Red Deer, while Finland takes on Germany in Edmonton. The evening games will see hosts Canada play the Czech Republic and USA face off against Slovakia.

Full Team Canada Selection Camp Roster:

This will be the second selection camp for Lapierre. He was cut from last year’s camp and did not make the final roster. This will be Iorio’s first selection camp.

Team Canada took home the silver medal in last year’s tournament, losing to Team USA 2-0 in the championship game. It was the fifth gold medal for the United States in the tournament and the fifth time in the last six years that Team USA has medaled in the event, the best medal stretch in the nation’s history.

By Jon Sorensen

About Jon Sorensen

Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first game at the Capital Centre in 1974. His passion for the Caps has grown over the decades, which has included time as a season ticket holder, social media and community organizer, and most recently led to the founding of NoVa Caps in 2014. Jon earned a Bachelor's of Science in Civil Engineering at Old Dominion University, and is a Systems Engineer during intermissions, which has been instrumental in supporting his Capitals habit.
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1 Response to Hendrix Lapierre And Vincent Iorio Invited To Canada’s National Junior Team Selection Camp

  1. Anonymous says:

    Lapierre has to be a lock this year. Iorio will be the interesting watch.

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