Friday, December 15, 2017
STEEL MAKES TEAM CANADA, MAHURA SENT BACK TO REGINA
Forwards Tanner Kaspick and Nick Suzuki were released, as were defencemen Josh Mahura and Mario Ferraro as well as goalie Michael DiPietro.
The cuts came less than two hours after Canada wrapped up its selection camp with a 5-2 win over Denmark at Meridian Centre.
Canada has pre-tournament exhibition games against Czech Republic on Wednesday in London, Ont., and Switzerland on Dec. 22 in Hamilton.
The Canadians' final roster must be submitted to the International Ice Hockey Federation by Dec. 25. Their first game is in Buffalo, N.Y., on Dec. 26.
(The Canadian Press)