Spokane Chief Defenseman Reid Gow has been named to the roster of Team West for the 2011 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge. Team West is comprised of 22 players, 11 each from the provinces of Saskatchewan and Manitoba, born in 1994.
The World Under-17 Hockey Challenge will feature some of the world’s top 1994 born players from Canada, Czech Republic, Germany, Finland, Slovakia, and United States. The tournament will be held at five different locations in Manitoba beginning on December 28th. The tournament will end on January 4th.
Gow is a 16-year-old in his first season as a Chief. In 16 games, the Killarney, Manitoba native has scored two goals and six points. Gow was Spokane’s first round pick, 16th overall, in the 2009 WHL Bantam Draft.