Thunder Bay Fortin guest at Canada’s U-18 camp – .

Thunder Bay Fortin guest at Canada’s U-18 camp – .

The National Women’s Under-18 Camp kicks off July 29 in Calgary.

CALGARY – Thunder Bay defenseman Kendra Fortin has been invited to attend camp for Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Hockey Team in Calgary later this summer.

Fortin, 18, who will be in his first year at Bemidji State University this fall, was also invited to camp last year, but due to COVID-19, was unable to participate in activities on ice.

“My family and I are proud and honored to be called into the Under-18 roster again this year and I can’t wait to participate in the camp, especially after being out of competition for the past year and a half.” Fortin said in a statement released by Bemidji State.

“I am delighted to have the chance to compete at the highest level, to develop myself further as a player, to get rid of the rust and to be really ready to start my hockey career in Bemidji State. “

Fortin played for the Etobicoke Dolphins of the Provincial Women’s Hockey League last season, but mostly limited himself to development work and individual training. She also spent two seasons with the Thunder Bay Queen’s

Hockey Canada’s Director of Operations Gina Kingsbury said this is a great opportunity for camp guests to test their skills against the best young players in Canada.

“As with the rest of our athletes, the pandemic has limited on-ice opportunities for this group, and we know this camp will provide a great opportunity for these athletes to learn about Canada’s National Women’s Program and compete. highly… competitive camp before going to school for the coming season, ”Kingsbury said.

The camp, open to people born in 2003 or later, begins July 29.


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