The IIHF Under-18 World Hockey Championship will take place from April 19-29 with games in Chelyabinsk and Magnitogorsk, Russia.
The Canadian roster for the tournament has been named and it includes Yorkton product Nolan Maier.
The 17 year old goaltender had a record of 23-17-1-1 and 2 shutouts along with a 3.31GAA & 0.895 SV% with the Saskatoon Blades this past season.
Maier also apperared in 7 games with his hometown Yorkton Terriers (SJHL) during the 2017/18 season.
Team Canada will kick off their championships on Thursday morning at 8:30AM SK time when they battle the United States.