Comrie to Represent Team Canada
Tri-City Americans goalie Eric Comrie is attending Team Canada’s camp to finalize the roster for the World Junior Championships that begin the day after Christmas. He is one of just two goalies on the team, essentially assuring him of a spot on the final roster.
Below is the official Americans release on Comrie’s selection:
Tri-City Americans goaltender Eric Comrie is one of 29 players that was invited to attend Canada’s National Junior Evaluation Camp, as announced by Hockey Canada today.
Hockey Canada announced the 29 players that will attend Canada’s National Junior Evaluation Camp today, including 14 WHL players. The camp will begin on Dec. 11 at the MasterCard Centre for Hockey Excellence in Toronto, Ont.
The 29 players invited to the camp will compete for a spot on the 22 man roster that must be finalized by Dec. 25. Team Canada will begin play in the 2015 World Junior Championships, hosted in Toronto and Montreal, on Friday, Dec. 26, against Slovakia.
Comrie has played in 22 games this season, earning 13 wins with a 2.40 GAA and a 0.924 save percentage.
“As an organization, we are very proud and happy for Eric, this has been a goal of his,” stated Tory. “Eric will be the third Americans goaltender from our organization to represent Canada at the World Junior Championships following Chet Pickard in 2009 and Carey Price in 2007.”