Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Howden Listed As "Day to Day"

Moose Jaw Warrior Quinton Howden is being treated for concussion like symptoms after being hit into the boards by Brett Connolly during Monday's intrasquad game at Canada's World Junior Selection camp in Calgary.

Howden is said to be feeling a lot better, and is as listed day to day.

Canada closed out it's camp with a 7-4 win over a CIS All-Star team last night. Portland's Brad Ross had two assists, former Warrior Dylan Hood was pointless for the All-Stars.

The World Junior hopefuls are now anxiously waiting to see whether or not their efforts over the last couple of days has paid off. Canada will make it's final cuts and then announce their roster this morning.

Yesterday seven players let go, five of them from the WHL. Matt Dumba (Red Deer), Brenden Kichton (Spokane), Max Reinhart (Kootenay), Michael Ferland (Brandon), and Mark McNeill (Prince Albert) were sent back to their junior clubs.

Canada will play it's first pre-competition game on the 19th, they open the World Junior Hockey Championships Boxing Day against Finland.

Follow Canada's journey back to the gold medal on Country 100, all games will be broadcast throughout southern Saskatchewan, and online at

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