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Fonstad, McShane invited to Team Canada Junior development camp

The two Habs hopefuls will take part in Team Canada's summer program starting on July 27

by Pierre-Antoine Mercier, translated by Dan Braverman @CanadiensMTL /

MONTREAL - Hockey Canada released its list of players invited to the National Junior Team Sport Chek Summer Development Camp.

Among those selected to take part are Habs prospects Cole Fonstad and Allan McShane.

Fonstad and the Prince Albert Raiders were Western Hockey League (WHL) champions this season. The 19-year-old forward played a big part in the Raiders' success, collecting 29 goals for 73 points in 67 games. The Estevan, SK native also made his mark at the Memorial Cup, recording one goal for three points in three games. Fonstad was Montreal's fifth-round choice (128th overall) in 2018.

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For his part, McShane - the Canadiens' fourth-round pick (97th overall) in 2018 - is coming off his best season with the Oshawa Generals of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL). The center from Collingwood, ON scored 34 goals for 69 points in 62 games. McShane's strong play continued into the OHL playoffs, where he tallied five goals for 14 points in 15 games. This will be his first Team Canada Junior development camp.

Tweet from @OHLHockey: Slick sauce by @allan_mcshane 🤭Patience truly personified here by the @CanadiensMTL prospect who scores his 4������🚨 in last 5������ games all won by @Oshawa_Generals.

The National Junior Team Sport Chek Summer Development Camp takes place July 27-August 4 in Plymouth, MI. Team Canada will face off against the United States, Finland, and Sweden.

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