Kitchener Rangers centre Rickard Hugg invited to Team Sweden selection camp for WJHC

Rickard Hugg of the Kitchener Rangers Photo by .
Rickard Hugg of the Kitchener Rangers Photo by . Luke Durda/OHL Images

While no members of the Kitchener Rangers were selected for the Canadian Junior Camp, the team could still have a representative at this year’s World Junior Hockey Championship.

Rickard Hugg has been invited to participate in the preliminary camp for Team Sweden.

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The centreman is the Rangers top point-getter this season with 32 and is second on the team in goals scored (13) behind Jonathan Yantsis (20).

There will be a pre-tournament for the in B.C. from Dec. 18-23 to allow the teams to select their final rosters for the World Junior Hockey Championship.

The event takes place from Dec. 26 to Jan. 5 in Vancouver and Victoria.

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