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Kleysen Invited To Team Canada West Camp

Winnipeg Blues defenceman Stephen Kleysen has been selected as one of 60 players invited to the World Jr A Challenge Cup camp for Team Canada West.

Kleysen joins six other MJHLers hoping to land a spot on the team.

The selection camp, scheduled for Dec. 5-8, will be held at the Leduc Recreation Centre in Leduc, Alta. The 60 players will be divided into three teams and play four intrasquad games (two 25-minute, running-time periods each) over three days.

Other MJHLers to get invited include Mack Graham and Darby Gula (Steinbach), Brett Orr and Dean Stewart (Portage), Lawson Macdonald (Winkler), and Tristan Langan (Swan Valley)   

Steinbach Head Coach Paul Dyck is an assistant coach with Team Canada West.  

The 2015 World Junior A Challenge Cup takes place in both Cobourg and Whitby Ontario from Dec. 13-19.