Pats' Klimchuk gets call from Canada
June 15, 2012
Regina Pats forward Morgan Klimchuk has earned a tryout with the Canadian under-18 team.
The 17-year-old Calgary product was among 40 players named Thursday to Canada's selection camp for the 2012 Memorial of Ivan Hlinka tournament, slated for Aug. 13-18 in Slovakia and the Czech Republic.
The camp runs Aug. 3-6 in Toronto. Moose Jaw Warriors forward Carter Hansen, who's from Craven, has also been invited to compete for a spot on the 22-man roster, along with Swift Current Broncos defenceman Dillon Heatherington.
Klimchuk is coming off a productive rookie season in which he recorded 18 goals and 36 points in 67 games.
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Regina's Nicole Cripps is to represent Canada at the Pan Am triathlon junior championships in Edmonton on July 7.
Cripps is also to compete in the Craven-Genki Pike Lake junior elite race at Pike Lake on June 24.
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