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Spokane Chiefs notebook: Trio invited to under-20 national selection camps

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 4, 2018, 6:11 p.m.

Ty Smith, left, fights for control of the puck with team Russia’s Bulat Shafigullin during the first period of the 2018 CIBC Canada Russia Series in Langley, British Columbia on Nov. 6. (JONATHAN HAYWARD / AP)
Ty Smith, left, fights for control of the puck with team Russia’s Bulat Shafigullin during the first period of the 2018 CIBC Canada Russia Series in Langley, British Columbia on Nov. 6. (JONATHAN HAYWARD / AP)

Spokane Chiefs Jaret Anderson-Dolan (Canada), Ty Smith (Canada) and Filip Kral (Czech Republic) have been invited to their respective under-20 national team selection camps, as announced by Hockey Canada and the Czech Ice Hockey Association on Monday. The camps act as precursors for the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship, which begins on Dec. 26 in Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia.

Anderson-Dolan has been sidelined since sustaining a wrist injury in late October. Smith leads all WHL defensemen in scoring with 36 points (three goals, 33 assists), while Kral has three goals and four assists in 13 games played.

Chiefs make 5-player trade

The Chiefs announced Tuesday morning that they acquired defenseman Noah King, the rights to goaltender Matthew Davis and a conditional 2021 bantam draft pick from the Swift Current Broncos. In exchange, the Chiefs traded forward Carter Chorney and the rights to defenseman Devin Aubin and forward Kye Buchanan.

King, a 19-year-old defenseman, has two goals and four assists for six points for the Broncos this season.

Davis plays for the Spruce Grove Saints of the Alberta Junior Hockey League, posting a 1.70 goals-against average in 17 games.

Chorney, 17, had eight goals and four assists in 27 games this season.


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