Griffin Reinhart will be among the 25 players named to Canada's 2014 world junior selection camp today, Yahoo Sports has learned.
There was question as to whether Hockey Canada would take the fourth-overall pick of the New York Islanders after he was given a four game suspension by the International Ice Hockey Federation during last year's tournament in Ufa, Russia.
The 19-year-old was assessed a two-minute penalty for a high stick to the head of American forward Vincent Trocheck during Canada's semifinal with the U.S. last year. It wasn't until after that the IIHF's disciplinary panel decided to suspend him.
The IIHF's panel was made up of former NHL referee Dan Marouelli, a Canadian, and former NCAA hockey coach Jeff Sauer, an American.
Reinhart has only served one game of the suspension - missing the bronze medal game against Russia - which means he'll have three games left to sit out at the 2014 tournament in Malmo, Sweden. He would be eligible to return for the final game of theRead More »from Source: Griffin Reinhart earns invite to world junior camp