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FUTURE WATCH: Lavoie, Rodrigue invited to Canada's selection camp

Oilers prospects Raphael Lavoie and Olivier Rodrigue were named to Canada's World Junior selection camp roster on Monday

by Paul Gazzola /

On Monday, Hockey Canada announced Oilers prospects Raphael Lavoie and Olivier Rodrigue were named to Team Canada's World Junior selection camp roster.

Lavoie, the Halifax Moosehead, has 17 goals and 41 points in 28 games this year, sitting eighth in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League scoring. The winger also leads the QMJHL in shots on goal with 180.

Rodrigue, the Moncton Wildcats starter, has 15 wins this season and just four regulation losses. He is sporting a .912 save percentage and 2.55 goals-against average on the year.

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"After a long evaluation process through summer camp, the early weeks of the CHL season and the Canada-Russia Series, we are nearing the final steps in selecting the roster that will represent Canada at the 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship," said Canada Head Scout Brad McEwen. 

"We are expecting a highly competitive camp from these 31 players, and we know there will be many difficult decisions when it comes time to select the players who will wear the Maple Leaf in the Czech Republic."

Lavoie was drafted by the Oilers in the second round of the 2019 NHL Draft (38th-overall). Rodrigue was selected by the Orange & Blue in Round 2 of the 2018 Draft (62nd-overall).

The selection camp will run from Dec. 9-12 in Oakville, ON.

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