Hockey Super Series sticks to Canada's west
Under-20 Super Series stops in Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Red Deer and Vancouver
Jun 20, 2007 02:01 PM
CALGARY – Teenage phenom John Tavares is among the 26 players who will suit up for Canada at this summer's Canada/Russia Super Series hockey tournament.
The tournament for players under 20 begins Aug. 27 and will have four games in Ufa and Omsk, Russia, and four games in Canada.
Sites selected for the games in Canada are Winnipeg on Sept. 4, Saskatoon on Sept. 5, Red Deer, Alta., on Sept. 7 and the finale in Vancouver on Sept. 9.
The team coached by Brent Sutter includes four players selected in the first round of the 2006 NHL draft – goalies Jonathan Bernier by Los Angeles and Leland Irving by Calgary, defenceman Ty Wishart by San Jose and forward Claude Giroux by Philadelphia.