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Jack Finley Invited to Hockey Canada National Junior Team Selection Camp

December 1, 2021 - Western Hockey League (WHL) - Spokane Chiefs News Release


Spokane Chiefs forward Jack Finley
Spokane Chiefs forward Jack Finley
(Spokane Chiefs, Credit: Larry Brunt)

Spokane, Wash. - Spokane Chiefs forward and team captain Jack Finley is one of 35 players invited to Hockey Canada's National Junior Team selection camp, as announced by Hockey Canada on Wednesday morning. The camp will begin on December 9 in advance of the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship in Alberta.

Finley, 19, looks to join a long list of Chiefs players to represent their country at the tournament, including recent standouts D Ty Smith (Canada), G Lukas Parik (Czech Republic), D Filip Kral (Czech Republic) and F Jaret Anderson-Dolan (Canada).

Standing 6-foot-6 and 223 pounds, Finley would bring a physical presence to the roster if selected for the final team. The Tampa Bay Lightning prospect (2020 second round) has posted 13 points (6G-7A) in 18 games with the Chiefs so far this season.

The World Junior Championship will begin on December 26 with the Canadians taking on Team Czech Republic.

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The Spokane Chiefs are a member of the U.S. Division of the Western Hockey League, the world's finest development league for junior hockey players. Since 1985 the Chiefs have been a pillar in the Spokane community, offering family-friendly entertainment and a winning tradition which includes: two Memorial Cup Championships in 1991 & 2008, two WHL Championships in 1991 & 2008 and four Western Conference Championships in 1991, 1996, 2000 & 2008. Over 60 alumni have gone on to play in the National Hockey League.

The Chiefs' next home game is Friday, December 3 versus the Prince George Cougars. It's a Holiday Extravaganza as fans will win prizes throughout the night to kick off the holiday season. Saturday, December 4 is the annual Teddy Bear Toss presented by TDS Fiber as fans are encouraged to bring a new stuffed animal to throw on the ice after the Chiefs score. Tickets for this weekend and all regular season games are available online at spokanechiefs.com/tickets.





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Spokane Chiefs forward Jack Finley
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