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Dube, Foote become 16th, 17th Rockets representatives on Team Canada

Marissa Baecker

Team Canada’s National Junior team announced their final roster for the upcoming IIHF World U20 Championship in Buffalo, NY.

The roster includes Kelowna Rockets Captain and Tampa Bay Lightning prospect Cal Foote as well as Rockets Assistant Captain and Calgary Flames prospect Dillon Dube.

Dube and Foote become the 16th and 17th players in Kelowna Rockets history to wear the maple leaf in the World Junior Championship.

 

Previous Rockets representatives for Team Canada at the WJHC:

2017: Dillon Dube

2016: Rourke Chartier

2015: Madison Bowey, Josh Morrissey

2011: Tyson Barrie

2010: Brandon McMillan

2009: Jamie Benn, Tyler Myers

2008: Luke Schenn

2006: Blake Comeau

2005: Shea Weber

2004: Josh Gorges

2002: Chuck Kobasew

1998: Brett McLean

1996: Robb Gordon

 

Dube will become the first player in Kelowna Rockets history to take part in back to back World Junior’s with Team Canada, having competed last year, recording three assists in seven games.

Foote will make his first appearance for Team Canada in the World Junior’s.

The WJHC goes in Buffalo from Dec. 26 to Jan. 5.

A full roster can be found here.

 

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