Soo Greyhounds forward Jared McCann has been named to Team Canada's National Men's Summer Under-18 team.
The London, ON product will be one of twenty-two players who will look to lead Canada's to their 6th consecutive gold medal at the Memorial of Ivan Hlinka.
The tournament will be played August 5th - 10th in Piestany, Slovakia and Breclav, Czech Republic.
McCann was successful in his bid to dawn the Maple Leaf later next month, after spending five days at the U18 Summer selection camp that ended earlier today.
The 6.0, 174 lb centreman is coming off his rookie OHL campaign where he had 21 goals and 23 assists in 64 regular season games played. At the conclusion of the season he was named to the OHL's 2nd All-Rookie Team and co-winner of the Hounds Rookie of the Year Award.
In International competition, Jared was a member of Team Ontario for the 2013 World Under 17 Hockey Challenge.