Sam Mellor has been named to the Canada West 2010 World Junior A Championship roster. Mellor was among 8 BCHL players chosen to the squad.
Seven AJHL players, 3 MJHL players and 1 SJHL player round out the selections. 7 of the named players are veterans from last years team. 3 players are 2010 NHL draftees.
Congratulations to Mellor on the selection.
The Canada West team begins play with a pair of tune-up games versus Canada East and the U.S. on November 5th and 6th before beginning group play on November 8th versus Switzerland and the 10th versus Russia.
The semi-finals are on the 12th with the gold medal game to be televised nationally in Canada on the 14th.
With 21 goals in 19 games so far this season Mellor's scoring pace is nothing short of fantastic. Best of luck to Sam and all the other participants in this tournament.