TORONTO - Connor McDavid is among 32 players chosen to represent the Ontario Hockey League in the upcoming Super Series against Russia's national junior team.
The Erie Otters star will take part in Game 3 of the series in Peterborough, Ont., on Nov. 13 along with Senators prospect Nick Paul of the North Bay Battalion and Robby Fabbri of the Guelph Storm.
Otters teammate and projected top-10 draft pick Dylan Strome is set to play in Game 4 on Nov. 17 in Kingston, along with Jordan Subban of the Belleville Bulls and Josh Ho-Sang of the Windsor Spitfires.
Nine players are on the roster for both games, including Oilers prospect Darnell Nurse of the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds, Coyotes prospect Max Domi of the London Knights and Islanders prospect Michael Dal Colle of the Oshawa Generals.
The Canadian Hockey League will again play six games against the Russian junior team, beginning with Games 1 and 2 in Saskatoon and Brandon, Man., using Western Hockey League players. Games 5 and 6 (Quebec Major Junior Hockey League) are in Bathurst, N.B., and Rimouski, Que.
In 11 years, the CHL has a 19-2-1 record in this series.