Monday, November 15, 2010

L. Peel / Severson Crack U-17 Squad

The blueline for Team West at the upcoming will have a real Parkland flavour when the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge kicks off in Winnipeg & Portage la Prairie after Christmas.

Landon Peel, a Virden product, currently with the Swan Valley Stampeders (after being re-assigned by the Regina Pats) and Kelowna Rockets' rookie Damon Severson, from Melville, both made the team.

Also from this neck of the woods, Ryan Pulock, a Grandview, MB native, who suits up for the Brandon Wheat Kings, will wear Team Canada Red & White.

The bulk of the players on Team West are from either WHL or Midget 'AAA' rosters. Peel and Portage Terrier F Brendan Harms are they only ones from Junior 'A'.

The World Under-17 Hockey Challenge runs from December 29th to January 4th in Winnipeg and Portage.

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