Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Michigan trio invited to World Junior camp

Two Plymouth Whalers and one Saginaw Spirit player have been invited to the 2008 USA Hockey National Junior Evaluation Camp Aug. 1-9 in Lake Placid, N.Y.

Participating players are candidates for the 2009 U.S. National Junior Team that will compete in the 2009 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship, Dec. 26, 2008-Jan. 5, 2009, in Ottawa, Ontario.

Whalers goaltender Jeremy Smith (Brownstown), Team USA's starting goalie at the 2007 World Junior Championship, got the call along with Wolverine Lake native AJ Jenks, a forward.

Spirit defenseman Adam Comrie will also attend the August camp.

The full evaluation camp roster is HERE (Word document).

Smith photo by Walt Dmoch/Plymouth Whalers

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