8 CCHL Skaters Invited to Team Canada East Camp ahead of World Junior A Challenge

OTTAWA, ON – The Central Canada Hockey League is pleased to announce that 8 of its skaters are a part of the 32 players from across Eastern Canada to earn invites to the Team Canada East camp ahead of the 2022 World Junior A Challenge. Ty Campbell (Smiths Falls Bears), Joseph Ianniello (Navan Grads), Will Murphy (Ottawa Junior Senators), Massimo Gentile (Ottawa Junior Senators), Landon Brownlee (Hawkesbury Hawks), Luke Posthumus (Nepean Raiders), and Joshua Penney (Carleton Place Canadians) will all be eying a spot on Team Canada East.

Ottawa Junior Senators Head Coach Kyle Makaric will serve as Assistant Coach.

Bradley Horner from the Hawkesbury Hawks also received an invite but is unable to participate due to injury. 

From Dec. 5-7, 63 CJHL players – 32 Team Canada East hopefuls and 31 Team Canada West invitees – will gather at the Cornwall Civic Complex for three days of practices and games.

There will be two intrasquad games between East and West before the final rosters are named on Dec. 7. The 2022 World Junior A Challenge is set for Dec. 11-18 at the Cornwall Civic Complex.


Name S/C Ht. Wt. Born Hometown Team
Alexandre Marchand L 6’0” 159 04/16/03 Trois-Rivières, Que. Terrebonne (LHJAAAQ)
Ethan Morrow L 6’0” 170 02/04/04 Kingston, Ont. Wellington (OJHL)
Chazz Nixon L 6’3” 196 04/03/04 Oshawa, Ont. Toronto Jr. Canadiens (OJHL)
Noah Pak L 6’0” 170 01/06/03 Oakville, Ont. Collingwood (OJHL)
Adam Barone R 6’0” 175 05/06/04 Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. Cobourg (OJHL)
Andrew Brown L 5’11” 165 07/01/05 Oakville, Ont. Oakville (OJHL)
Ty Campbell L 6’3” 185 06/02/05 Nepean, Ont. Smiths Falls (CCHL)
Nathaniel Davis R 6’2” 180 11/15/04 Toronto, Ont. Burlington (OJHL)
Owen Forester R 5’10” 170 06/17/03 Mississauga, Ont. Milton (OJHL)
Joseph Ianniello L 6’0” 170 05/09/04 Vaughan, Ont. Navan (CCHL)
Lucas Littlejohn R 5’11” 175 12/06/04 Ajax, Ont. Pickering (OJHL)
Sid McNeill L 5’7” 145 04/08/04 Summerside, P.E.I. Summerside (MHL)
Wil Murphy L 6’1” 200 03/03/03 Gananoque, Ont. Ottawa (CCHL)
Sawyer Prokopetz R 6’5” 195 09/07/04 Wainfleet, Ont. Markham (OJHL)
Jérémie Thibodeau L 6’2” 190 03/18/04 Saint-Léonard, N.B. Edmundston (MHL)
Samuel Assinewai L 5’10” 155 04/16/04 Little Current, Ont. Greater Sudbury (NOJHL)
Alex Blais R 6’0” 161 03/03/04 St-Colomban, Que. Saint-Jérôme (LHJAAAQ)
Landon Brownlee L 6’1” 191 05/17/04 Finch, Ont. Hawkesbury (CCHL)
Lucas Buzziol R 5’11” 185 05/04/04 Mississauga, Ont. Milton (OJHL)
Matthew Cato L 5’11” 175 09/15/03 Whitby, Ont. Trenton (OJHL)
Trent Crane R 5’9” 183 02/03/03 Morden, Man. Summerside (MHL)
Massimo Gentile L 5’8” 160 07/02/03 Pointe-Claire, Que. Ottawa (CCHL)
Ryan Johnstone L 6’1” 200 08/26/04 Pickering, Ont. Pickering (OJHL)
Peter Kioussis R 5’8” 160 06/09/04 Oakville, Ont. Stouffville (OJHL)
Giacomo Martino L 5’10” 160 04/29/05 Toronto, Ont. St. Michael’s (OJHL)
Matheson Mason L 6’0” 175 12/08/04 Newmarket, Ont. Wellington (OJHL)
Louis-Charles Plourde L 6’1” 174 04/01/05 Val-des-Sources, Que. Princeville (LHJAAAQ)
Luke Posthumus R 6’0” 180 03/21/05 Nepean, Ont. Nepean (CCHL)
Josh Penney R 5’11” 170 08/25/05 Odessa, Ont. Carleton Place (CCHL)
Andy Reist L 6’0” 175 05/15/04 Waterloo, Ont. Cobourg (OJHL)
Patrick Saini L 5’10” 180 07/20/03 Toronto, Ont. Haliburton County (OJHL)
Jack Ziliotto R 6’1” 175 06/22/05 Burlington, Ont. Mississauga (OJHL)
Invited, but unable to attend
Bradley Horner R 6’0” 173 06/16/05 Vankleek Hill, Ont. Hawkesbury (CCHL)


Director of Operations Chris Vanstone Mississauga, Ont. Ontario Junior Hockey League
Head Coach Billy McGuigan Summerside, P.E.I. Summerside (MHL)
Assistant Coach Mark Jooris Burlington, Ont. Burlington (OJHL)
Assistant Coach Kyle Makaric Lasalle, Ont. Ottawa (CCHL)
Assistant Coach Derek Smith Belleville, Ont. Wellington (OJHL)
Equipment Manager Mike Aloe Mississauga, Ont. Burlington (OJHL)
Equipment Manager James Murphy Kensington, P.E.I. Summerside (MHL)
Athletic Therapist Leah Toffelmire Trenton, Ont. Wellington (OJHL)