CJHL Announces Roster Replacements for Prospects Game

The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced Thursday three roster replacements for the 2011 CJHL Prospects Games on November 12-13 in Langley, B.C.

Forward Brendan Harms (Portage , MJHL) and defenceman Matt Benning (Spruce Grove, AJHL) are unable to participate in the 2011 CJHL Prospects Games for Team West due to injury. Harms will be replaced by Wade Murphy (Victoria, BCHL), while David Iacono (Nanaimo, BCHL) will replace Benning.

Team West forward Carson Samoridny (Spruce Grove, AJHL) will not be available for the CJHL Prospects Games as he has joined the Everett Silvertips of the Western Hockey League. Langley native Austin Plevy (Langley, BCHL) will replace Samoridny.

The 20-player roster for Team West includes players from the British Columbia Hockey League, Alberta Junior Hockey League, Manitoba Junior Hockey League, Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League, and Superior International Junior Hockey League.


The CJHL Prospects Game was created to showcase the top 40 NHL draft-eligible players in the CJHL. The CJHL Prospects Games feature players from the CJHL’s five western leagues competing against the top prospects from the CJHL’S five eastern leagues in a two-game total-goal series.

CJHL Prospects Game #1 will be played at the Langley Events Centre on Saturday, Nov. 12 at 4 p.m. PT, with CJHL Prospects Game #2 set for Sunday, Nov. 13 at noon PT.

Fans can watch all the action for free via webcast by following three steps:

STEP 1: Visit hockeycanada.fasthockey.com and sign up for a free FASTHockey account.
STEP 2: Like the World Junior A Challenge on Facebook at www.facebook.com/wjrac.
STEP 3: Just prior to the game, click the HC on FASTHockey link on the WJAC Facebook page to watch.

For more information on the 2011 World Junior A Challenge and CJHL Prospects Games, please visit www.HockeyCanada.ca/wjac, or follow along via social media at www.facebook.com/wjrac or www.twitter.com/hc_wjac.