On-ice sessions begin today for Rangers contingent at U-17 Development Camp
On-ice practices began today for 111 players – including four with Rangers ties – at Canada’s National Teams Summer Showcase U-17 Development Camp.
The players were divided into six squads, including Red, White, Blue, Black, Gold and Green.
Defenceman and 2016 first round draft pick Giovanni Vallati will suit up for Team Black, while Riley Damiani and Eric Guest will be teammates on Team Green. Defenceman Merrick Rippon will skate with Team Red.
Game action begins on Friday, July 29th featuring the following games with a Rangers connection:
|Friday, July 29||5:45pm||Gold vs. GREEN (Damiani, Guest)|
|Friday, July 29||8pm||RED (Rippon) vs. White|
|Saturday, July 30||5pm||BLACK (Vallati) vs. Gold|
|Sunday, July 31||4:45pm||BLACK (Vallati) vs. GREEN (Damiani, Guest)|
|Sunday, July 31||7:30pm||Blue vs. RED (Rippon)|
|Monday, August 1||9:30am||A3 vs. B3|
|Monday. August 1||10:45am||A2 vs. B2|
|Monday. August 1||12:15pm||A1 vs. B1|
(all times local – Calgary)
Players are showcasing themselves for the chance to partake in the 2016 World U-17 Hockey Challenge from October 30 – November 5 in Sault Ste. Marie.