CALGARY, Alta. – With the 2018 Winter Olympic Games now underway, the world’s athletic focus is on PyeongChang, South Korea.
The women’s hockey tournament began earlier on Sunday while the men’s competition gets underway on Thursday.
In all there are 15 former Canadian Junior Hockey League players that are set to represent Canada at the Olympic Games.
On the men’s squad 14 CJHL alumni are set to suit up for Canada as they open up round robin play against Switzerland while our nation’s women’s squad also boast a CJHL alumna in goaltender Shannon Szabados.
The following is a list of those players along with the CJHL clubs and leagues they competed in.
|FIRST NAME||LAST NAME||POS.||CJHL TEAM(S)||LEAGUE|
|Rene||Bourque||F||Notre Dame Hounds||SJHL|
|St. Albert Saints||AJHL|
|Andrew||Ebbett||F||Salmon Arm Silverbacks||BCHL|
|Parry Sound Shamrocks||OJHL|
|Eric||O’Dell||F||Ottawa Jr. A Senators||CCHL|
|Ben||Scrivens||G||Drayton Valley Thunder||AJHL|
|Spruce Grove Saints||AJHL|
|Shannon||Szabadoos||G||Sherwood Park Crusaders||AJHL|
|Fort Saskatchewan Traders||AJHL|
|Wojtek||Wolski||F||St. Michael’s Buzzers||OJHL|