A few hockey players with Central Alberta connections will represent the province at the 2019 Canada Winter Games.
Hockey Alberta announced the 20-player Team Alberta U16 male roster Thursday. Two Red Deer Rebels prospects, defenceman Kyle Masters and forward Jayden Grubbe, and Tees goalie Drew Sim will play for the team.
The Canada Winter Games run Feb. 15 to March 3 in Red Deer, with the male hockey competition set for Feb. 17-22.
The team will meet for Christmas Camp in Red Deer Dec. 19-21. Two exhibition games will be played at the Centrium during camp – the first is against the Red Deer Midget AAA Optimist Chiefs on Dec. 19 at 7:30 p.m. and the second is against the St. Albert Midget AAA Raiders on Dec. 21 at 2 p.m.
Both games are open to the public.
To see the full roster, visit www.hockeyalberta.ca.