Wednesday, December 06, 2006

Zaborsky selected by Team Slovakia

Saginaw Spirit forward Tomas Zaborsky has been selected to play with Team Slovakia in the upcoming World Junior Championship.

Team Slovakia will take on Team Canada and Team USA, as well as squads from Belarus, Finland, Germany, Russia, Switzerland, Sweden and the Czech Republic.

"We are excited for Tomas as it is one more player representing our organization on the world stage," stated Spirit coach-GM Bob Mancini.

Zaborsky came to the Spirit in this year's CHL Import Draft from Trencin, Slovakia, and was picked by the New York Rangers in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft. The 19-year-old has notched six goals and14 assists for 20 points this season.

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