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Formenton, Thomas named to World Junior roster

December 13, 2017   ·   0 Comments

CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 24:  Alex Formenton is interviewed after being selected 47th overall by the Ottawa Senators during the 2017 NHL Draft at the United Center on June 24, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

There is a good chance this year’s World Junior Hockey Championship will have a touch of local flavour. Aurora will have twice the opportunity to watch some homegrown talent at this year’s prestigious tournament in Buffalo, as both ex-Tiger Alex Formenton and Aurora native Robert Thomas earned invites to this week’s selection camp in St. Catherines.

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