Glennie named to Canadian National Junior Team selection camp
/ Dallas Stars
Hockey Canada has announced that Scott Glennie, the Dallas Stars’ first round (eighth overall) pick in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, is one of 36 players invited to attend the selection camp for Canada’s National Junior Team.
The camp will be held from December 12-16 in Regina, Saskatchewan, and is open to players born in 1990 or later. The team selected after the end of the camp will play at the 2010 IIHF World Junior Championship, which begins December 26 and runs through January 5, 2010 in Regina and Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
Glennie, 18, is playing in his third season with the Brandon Wheat Kings of the Western Hockey League. The 6-1, 177-pound center has 12 goals, 21 assists and a +16 rating in 28 games with Brandon. In 144 career games with the Wheat Kings, Glennie has 66 goals and 95 assists for 161 points.
The 10-team tournament is split into two groups. Group “A” includes Canada, United States, Latvia, Slovakia and Switzerland. Group “B” is made up of Austria, Czech Republic, Finland, Russia and Sweden. Each team will play the other teams in its group once in round-robin format before the medal round begins on January 2.