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Juniors take one last crack at making Canadian team in intrasquad game

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OTTAWA - Chris DiDomenico of the Saint John Sea Dogs, Kelowna's Jamie Benn and Rimouski's Patrice Cormier scored for Red in a 3-1 win over White in the final intrasquad game of the Canadian junior hockey team's selection camp Sunday.

Zach Boychuk of the Lethbridge Hurricanes replied for White.

Head coach Pat Quinn will release 16 players Monday morning and name his 22-player team.

Goaltender Chet Pickard of the Tri-City Americans allowed three goals on 18 shots in half a game for White before Jake Allen of the Montreal Junior stopped all 13 shots he faced.

Vancouver's Tyson Sexsmith faced only five shots in the first 30 minutes in Red's net and didn't give up a goal. Spokane's Dustin Tokarski allowed one goal on 14 shots in his half of the game.

Cornell's Riley Nash, Wisconsin defenceman Brendan Smith and Oshawa Generals forward John Tavares collected assists for Red in front of about 1,000 people at Scotiabank Place.

Medicine Hat's Tyler Ennis and Spokane defenceman Jared Spurgeon had assists for White.

Canada opens defence of the gold medal at the world junior hockey championship Dec. 26 in Ottawa.

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