FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / TUESDAY, JUNE 16, 2020
Zary, Garand Invited to Canada’s National Junior Team Camp
Kamloops, BC – Forward Connor Zary and goaltender Dylan Garand have been invited to Hockey Canada’s virtual National Junior Team Sport Chek Summer Development Camp July 27-31 in preparation for the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship.
Zary is among 26 forwards selected to the camp. The 18-year-old attended Hockey Canada’s selection camp in December 2019. Zary is listed as a potential first round pick for the 2020 NHL Draft.
The Saskatoon native had a tremendous 2019-20 season with 38 goals, 48 assists and 86 points in 57 games. He was named to the WHL’s Western Conference First All-Star team.
Zary has previous Hockey Canada experience playing in the 2019 Under-18 World Championships.
Garand is one of five goaltenders selected for the camp. Earlier this month, he participated in Hockey Canada’s Program of Excellence Goaltender Development Camp.
The 18-year-old went 28-10-2-1 in 42 games with the Blazers during the 2019-20 season. He posted a franchise best 2.21 goals against average and a .921 save percentage.
The Victoria, BC native was also recently named the WHL’s Scholastic Player of the Year.
He also has experience with Hockey Canada as he has suited up for Canada at the Under-17 and Under-18 level.
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