Oshawa,ON–Hockey Canada announced the addition of Serron Noel to Canada’s roster for the Sport Chek World Junior Showcase, July 28-Aug. 4 in Kamloops, B.C.
Noel will join teammates Jack Studnicka participating with Hockey Canada and Kyle Keyser who is with Team USA.
Noel is a 2018 second-round NHL draft pick of the Florida Panthers, going 34th overall. He played for Canada’s National Men’s Under-18 Team at the 2018 IIHF U18 World Championship, and won a gold medal with Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team at the 2017 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup. He also played for Team Canada Red at the 2016 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge.
The Sport Chek World Junior Showcase is an eight-day event featuring Canada, Finland, Sweden, and the United States, who will play 11 games at the Sandman Centre. Canada will dress two squads for games against a split Team USA on July 31, before combining again as Team Canada to play Finland on Aug. 2, Sweden on Aug. 3, and close the mini-tournament against the United States on Aug. 4.