Prince George BC – The Prince George Cougars are excited to announce that forward Riley Heidt has been selected to the Canadian National Men’s Summer Under-18 team at the 2022 Hlinka Gretzky Cup, July 31-Aug 6 in Red Deer, AB.
Heidt, 17, had a great camp offensively, posting three goals and one assist in the two exhibition games for Team Red this past weekend in Calgary. In the 2021-22 season with the Cougars, Heidt led all skaters in points with 58 in 65 games (21G-37A).
Heidt and Team Canada will face off against Finland in a pre-tournament game on Friday July 29th. The Canadians will then open the 2022 Hlinka Gretzky Cup against Team Switzerland on Sunday July 29th at 6:00 PM PT on TSN.
The Cougars organization would like to congratulate Riley on this great accomplishment and wish him the best of luck at the Hlinka Gretzky Cup!
About the Prince George Cougars The Prince George Cougars have been a proud member of the Western Hockey League since 1994. The Cougars play out of the CN Centre, a 5,971-seat multipurpose arena that opened in 1995.The Cougars are owned by EDGEPRo Sports & Entertainment Ltd. The ownership group bought the Cougars in 2014 and the group consists of former Cougars Dan Hamhuis and Eric Brewer and local businessmen Ernest Ouellet, John Pateman, Greg Pocock and Raymond Fortier.