Prince Albert, SK – Prince Albert Raiders defenceman Kaiden Guhle was one of 41 players invited to take part in Hockey Canada’s virtual National Junior Team Sport Check Summer Development Camp on Tuesday.
The virtual camp is set to run from July 27 to 31.
In total, five goaltenders, 10 defencemen, and 26 forwards will attend the virtual five-day camp, participating in a variety of sessions with a focus on player development through online education according to a press release from Hockey Canada.
“We are excited to begin preparations for the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship with this group of 41 players and our full staff at our online camp, as we believe we have a good mix of veteran leadership and young talent that are eager to represent Canada during the holiday season,” said Scott Salmond, Senior Vice-President of National Teams for Hockey Canada in the release.
Guhle dressed in all 64 games during his sophomore WHL season, setting new career bests in goals (11), assists (29), points (40), plus-minus rating (+23), power-play goals (five), and game-winning goals (three).
Heading into the 2020 NHL Draft, Guhle ranked eighth among North American skaters by NHL Central Scouting in their final rankings released in April. He was the highest ranked WHL player on the list.
Internationally, the Sherwood Park, AB product suited up for Canada at the 2019 Hlinka Gretzky Cup held in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Guhle had an assist in five games while serving as an alternate captain on the team. He also represented Canada at the 2018 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, picking up three assists in six games as the captain of Canada Red.
The 2021 IIHF World Championship is set to take place in Edmonton and Red Deer this December.
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