SAINT JOHN – Saint John Sea Dogs forward Joe Veleno has been named to Team Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team for the 2017 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup.
Hockey Canada announced its 22-player roster following a selection camp this week in Calgary.
Veleno, 17, is the only returnee on this year’s team. The native of Kirkland, Quebec, posted four assists in four games as an underage player in the 2016 tournament last August.
The 2017 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup runs August 7-12 in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
(Photo courtesy Hockey Canada)