Rosters Announced for Hockey New Brunswick High Performance Summer Camps
Fredericton, NB – July 21, 2014 – Two hundred and sixteen male and female hockey players, in five divisions have been invited to participate in the Hockey New Brunswick Development Festival beginning July 25th. The camps will run over three weeks in Fredericton, on the University of New Brunswick campus.
On the male side, sixty-eight players will be attending the Under-14 camp, along with forty in the Under-15 division and thirty-four at the Under-16 camp. Females will have forty in the Under-15 camp and thirty-four in Under-18.
From the players invited, players will be selected in the Male Under-14, Male Under-15, Female Under-15 and Female Under-18 divisions to compete against the other Atlantic branches at the Atlantic Challenge Cup, held in Moncton on Thanksgiving weekend. The Male Under-16 players will select players to compete in a pre Canada Winter Games event against the other Atlantic branches from October 2nd-5th in Charlottetown, PEI.
In the Male Under-16 and Female Under-18 divisions Hockey New Brunswick will continue to evaluate players until mid-November; they’ll then select 20 players in each division to compete at the Canada Winter Games, which will be held February 2015 in Prince George, BC.
Each of the summer camps will feature inter-squad games each evening, as well as daily practices, fitness testing, and presentations from guest speakers on topics including fitness, mental preparation and nutrition.
Some notable alumni that have participated in the HNB High Performance Program, and went on to play for Team Canada include Sarah MacDonnell, Nathan Beaulieu, Sean Couturier, Jake Allen, Patrice Cormier and Luc Bourdon.
For more information on the Hockey New Brunswick Development Festival, including camp rosters and schedules, please visit the HNB website – www.hnb.ca
For further inquiries please contact:
Hockey New Brunswick