2022 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge

Twelve up-and-coming young officials from the Lower Mainland had an opportunity to experience a game day at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, on and off the ice.
The making of Macklin
With passion, family support and access to elite athletes, Macklin Celebrini is carving a path on and off the ice.
The third of five brothers, Gabriel Frasca is going where no sibling has gone before, wearing the Maple Leaf in B.C.
Sixty-six players will wear black, red or white at the 2022 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in British Columbia.
Thirty-six referees and linespersons have been selected for upcoming tournaments in B.C., Ontario and Nova Scotia.
The World Under-17 Hockey Challenge opens Nov. 3 in Langley and Delta with an all-Canadian matchup on Day 1.
The next generation will enter the Program of Excellence this summer at Canada’s national under-17 development camp.
Julien will lead Canada at the Hlinka Gretzky Cup, while O’Leary, Richardson and Walters will oversee the U17 teams.
Hockey Canada has unveiled the host communities for six national and international events, from B.C. to Nova Scotia.
Game Recaps
Eiserman had a hat trick and three assists to lead the U.S. to gold.
Helenius had 1G 3A to help the Finns win the bronze medal.
Ritchie and McQueen scored two PP goals apiece in a big White win.
Iginla recorded three points to send Red into the gold medal game.
Poirier led the way with 1G 2A to help Black win a wild one.
Vansaghi had four points to help the U.S. finish a perfect prelims.
Magnertoft scored late to help the Swedes earn the comeback victory.
Eight players scored, and Red rode a five-goal second period to a win.
Mews was the overtime hero as White earned its first victory.
Hagens scored twice to help the U.S. clinch a place in the final.
Vesterinen and Pulkkanen had three points each to help the Finns win.
Eiserman and Hagens scored 2G each to help the U.S. move to 4-0.
Suoniemi scored and set up two more to lead the Finns to a win.
Stadin won it 2:17 into overtime as the Swedes came back to win.
Misa scored 64 seconds into overtime to give Red the victory.
11 players recorded points as Black finished a Canadian sweep.
Eiserman and Pardue had 2G each to lead the U.S. to another win.
Wutzke posted a 24-save shutout to backstop Red to its first win.
Vesterinen scored twice to lead the Finns to their first win.
Eiserman scored 4G to lead the U.S. to its second win in two days.
Parekh scored twice in the final seven minutes in a comeback win.
Eriksson scored the GWG with 44.7 seconds left in a wild Swedish win.
Bednarik got the winner on the PP as the U.S. came back for the victory.
Development Camp Recaps
Catton had 1G 3A to help Black finish with the best record at camp.
Six players scored and Miller made 41 saves to help Red past Gold.
Desruisseaux and Mews had 1G 2A each to lead Black past White.
Misa had 2G 1A to help Gold come from behind to down Green.
Gill ended it 35 seconds into overtime as Red earned its first ‘W’.
Howell potted the winner with 5:14 to go to give Gold its first win.
Hadland scored the GWG with 2:34 left, sending Green to the win.
Catton scored twice as Black pulled away to down Red in Calgary.
Testa had a hat trick and added an assist as White hit double-digits.
Hadland had the winner 3:17 into OT, giving Green the first camp win.
2024 WWC: CAN 6 – USA 5 (Gold Medal)
Serdachny was the hero, scoring 5:16 into OT to give Canada gold.
2024 WWC: CAN 4 – CZE 0 (Semifinal)
Emily Clark had a goal and an assist, pushing Canada into the final.
2024 WWC: CAN 5 – SWE 1 (Quarterfinal)
Fast scored twice to help Canada to a spot in the semifinals.
2024 WWC: USA 1 – CAN 0 OT (Preliminary)
Desbiens was terrific with 29 saves, but Canada fell in overtime.