ROYALS’ SCOTT WALFORD NAMED TO HOCKEY CANADA’S UNDER-17 SUMMER DEVELOPMENT CAMP
Victoria prospect invited to under-17 national team development camp.
For Immediate Release
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Victoria, BC- The Victoria Royals are pleased to announce that defenceman Scott Walford has been invited to attend Hockey Canada’s Under-17 Development Camp, which runs from July 29th to August 4th in Calgary, AB.
Players selected to Hockey Canada’s Under-17 program will compete at the 2015 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, which is scheduled for October 30th – November 7th at a location yet to be determined.
The 6-0, 185 lb defender took part in the 2015 Canada Winter Games last February with Team BC and collected three assists and four penalty minutes in six contests.
A native of Coquitlam, BC, Walford spent the 2014-15 season with the Okanagan Hockey Academy Midget Prep Team (OHA) of the Canadian Sport School Hockey League. Walford played in 28 games with OHA and collected 21 points (6g-15a) to go along with 20 minutes in penalties. Last season, Walford also appeared in his first two career WHL games for the Royals.
Walford was Victoria’s first round pick in the 2014 WHL Bantam Draft, selected 18th overall and has been signed to a Standard Player’s Agreement by the Royals. He will attend Royals’ Training Camp in August.
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