Team Canada picks Seattle’s Lee for U-17 Hockey Challenge

  • Thursday, October 19, 2017 11:03am
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Seattle Thunderbirds defenseman Jake Lee has been selected to play for Team Canada at the 2017 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in Dawson Creek and Fort St. John, British Columbia, from Nov. 5-11.

Lee is one of 66 players selected to play for Team Canada at the tournament. The 66 players will be divided into three teams consisting of Team Canada Black, Team Canada Red and Team Canada White when they compete against the Czech Republic, Finland, Russia, Sweden and the United States.

This season Lee has played in eight games and has one goal and one assist. Last season he appeared in four games with the T-Birds but did not register a point. Lee was with the T-Birds during the run to the Western Hockey League Championship and played in two playoff games.

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