TRURO - Truro Bearcats defenceman Jordan McNaughton has been named to the Canada East selection camp for the world junior A hockey challenge.
McNaughton will attend camp Oct. 26 to 30 in Oakville, Ont. The roster will be named on Oct. 30.
The six-team tournament, which also includes Canada West, U.S.A, Switzerland, Czech Republic and Russia, will be played Nov. 4 to 10 in Yarmouth.
McNaughton is among 23 defencemen and 66 total players attending Canada East selection camp.
McNaughton, 19, has major junior experience in the Ontario Hockey League. He is playing in his first season with the Bearcats, and he is third in team scoring with three goals and seven points in seven games.
Other Maritime Hockey League players attending Canada East selection camp are defencemen Evan MacEachern (Pictou County) and Michael Crocock (Summerside) and forwards Jordan Kennedy (Miramichi), Malik Johnson (Summerside), Morgan Messenger (Yarmouth) and John Mullally (Pictou County).