DIPIETRO NAMED TO TEAM CANADA ROSTER
(Riga, Latvia) – Michael DiPietro has been added to the roster of Team Canada’s entry at the 2018 IIHF World Championship, which is set to begin in early May in Denmark.
Via this evening’s Hockey Canada release …
As Team Canada prepares for the 2018 IIHF World Championship in Denmark next month, the team is staging in Riga, Latvia, for a pre-tournament camp with 22 players following the addition of Pierre-Luc Dubois (Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts, Que./Columbus, NHL), Curtis McElhinney (London, Ont./Toronto, NHL), 2016 gold-medallist Ryan Murray (White City, Sask./Columbus, NHL), and Vancouver Canucks goaltending prospect Michael DiPietro (Amherstburg, Ont./Windsor, OHL).
Canada opens the tournament on Friday, May 4, against the United States in Herning, Denmark. Preliminary-round games wrap up on May 15 and during that time, Canada will also face off against the host Danes.