Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Jamie Oleksiak to play for Canada at World Juniors
By Mark Stepneski
Dallas Stars prospect Jamie Oleksiak will suit up for Canada at the 2012 World Junior Championship. Team Canada made final roster cuts at its selection camp this morning and Oleksiak, Dallas’ 1st round pick (14th overall) in 2011, is one of seven defensemen on the 22-man roster.
Fellow Dallas defense prospects Patrick Nemeth (2nd round/2010) and John Klingberg (5th round/2010) are on Sweden’s roster for the World Juniors. Goaltender Jack Campbell (1st round/2010) will play for the United States.
The tournament, which will be held in Calgary and Edmonton, runs from December 26 through January 5.