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Two U-18 Rockets Among Select Few

A pair of Kelowna Rockets and a West Kelowna Minor Hockey product are among 44 players invited to the Canadian national men’s summer under-18 team selection camp in Calgary Aug. 2-5.

Nick Merkley and Joe Gatenby, both coming off their rookie seasons with the Western Hockey League team, will be vying for one of the 22 spots available on the roster that will compete at the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup being held in Breclav, Czech Republic and in Piestany, Slovakia Aug. 11-16.

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