Friday, December 21, 2012
MCNEIL RECALLED BY TEAM CANADA
The Edmonton, Alberta native leads the team in scoring with 13 goals and 26 assists for 39 points in 35 games so far this season, including 3 game winning goals. The Raiders captain has recorded 5 points in 6 games during the month of December.
An 18th overall draft pick by the Chicago Blackhawks in 2011, McNeill has previously dawned the Red and White, representing Team Pacific at the 2010 Under-17 Hockey Challenge, where he recorded 3 points in 5 games.
McNeill and Canada kick off the tournament against Leon Draisaitl and Team Germany on Boxing Day. The tournament will be televised on TSN.