HNL announces provincial camp participants
Hockey Newfoundland and Labrador, in conjunction with the High Performance coaching staff, have named the participants for its HPP Provincial Camp being held Aug. 9- 24 at the Gander Community Centre in Gander.
The Trinity Bay and Conception Bay North region will once again be well represented this summer with 25 players from the Trinity Placentia minor, Bay Arena minor and CeeBee minor hockey associations scheduled to make the trip to central.
Under 14 male sees eight play- ers going west — Defenceman Cameron Chipman from Spaniard’s Bay and forwards Michael Hopkins (Bay Roberts), Noah Mercer (Bay Roberts), Colin Parsons (Bareneed), Ryan Petten (Clarke’s Beach), Cameron Simms (Bay Roberts), Joshua Williams (New Harbour) and goaltender Owen Petten (Clarke’s Beach).
In the Under 15 male, four athletes will be making the trip — De f e n c eme n L u c a s Ma r c h (Green’s Harbour), Joel Petten (Coley’s Point) and Charlie Spicer (Bay Roberts). Also going will be forward Lyndon Thorne (Blaketown).
Under 16 male, forwards Ryan Dawson (Bay Roberts), Nicholas Roberts ( Spaniard’s Bay) and goaltender Riley Akerman (Bay Roberts) will be representing their associations.
On the female side, Shelby Batten (Port de Grave) Emma Russell ( Blaketown), Emma Gilbert (Green’s Harbour), Kaitlyn Mayne (Hopeall) and Jennifer Pike (Harbour Grace) will be participating in the Under 15 female camp.
For t he Under 17 female , de f e n c eman Kai l a L e d rew (Clarke’s Beach), forwards Karissa Bradbury (Whitbourne), Natalie Keeping ( Bay Roberts), Brooke Williamson (Bareneed) and goaltender Courtney Caravan ( Bay Roberts) have been selected for the camp.
In total, some 250 players will fight it out over the course of 20 days with the top 20 players from each division being selected to represent the province at the Atlantic Challenge Cup being held in Moncton, N.B. Oct. 5-8, 2012.