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Six Oiler prospects named to World Junior rosters

by Staff Writer / Edmonton Oilers
Six Edmonton Oilers prospects have been named to the rosters of their respective teams for the World Junior Hockey Championships to take place in late December from Vancouver, British Columbia.

Hockey Canada and the Canadian Hockey League (CHL) announced on Monday that 34 of Canada's best junior-aged hockey players (born in 1986 or later), including Edmonton Oilers prospects Devan Dubnyk and Andrew Cogliano, have been invited to take part in Canada's National Junior Selection Camp from December 11-16, 2005 at PNE in Vancouver, BC.

  • Andrew Cogliano
  • Devan Dubnyk
  • Click here for Team Canada selection camp information and full roster

    Team USA will gather in Seattle, Wash., on Dec. 18 before traveling to Victoria, British Columbia, on Dec. 19 where it will commence its mini-camp before the tournament begins. The three Oilers prospects are defenceman Taylor Chorney of the University of North Dakota, forward Rob Schremp of the London Knights and forward Geoff Paukovich of the University of Denver.

  • Click here for Team USA information and full 22-man roster

    Team Sweden will feature Calgary Hitmen forward Fredrik Pettersson, who was drafted the club this past June. He has 23 points in 30 games with the Hitmen so far this season.

    • Fredrik Pettersson
    As Oiler prospects are added to other participating squads in the 2006 World Junior Hockey Championships, will keep fans updated.
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