The Sudbury Wolves would like to congratulate Quinton Byfield and Jack Thompson on being invited to Canada’s National Junior Team summer development camp, July 28-Aug 4 at the Seven Chiefs Sportsplex on the Tsuut’ina Nation near Calgary. Byfield and Thompson are two of 51 players invited to participate in the camp.
Quinton is among five returning players included on the roster who won a silver medal at the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship. During the 2021 World Juniors, Byfield tallied 2 goals, 5 assists for 7 points in 7 games played. Adding to a successful 2020-21 season, Byfield recorded 20 points (8G, 12A) in 32 games for the Ontario Reign before being called up to the LA Kings, where he would record his first National Hockey League assist in 6 games played. At this time, Quinton has been invited, however, will not attend camp.
Thompson will be attending his first National Junior Team summer development camp after a successful 2020-21 season. Jack played 18 games overseas with Surahammars IF in Sweden, tallying 18 points (9G,9A) and was the leading defenceman in goals scored. Thompson also made his AHL debut for the Syracuse Crunch after signing an entry-level contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning. In his professional debut, he would record his first professional point.
Over the 8-day camp, the players will participate in a variety of off-ice and on-ice sessions as well as combined practices and intrasquad games with the National Men’s U18 Team on Aug 2-3.
To view the full Hockey Canada roster, click HERE.
To view Hockey Canada’s media release, click HERE.