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The 2014 World Junior Championships are on the horizon and both Hockey Canada and USA Hockey announced their selection camp rosters this week. Avs 2013 second round pick Chris Bigras was one of eight defenseman invited to attend Canada's camp; which starts on December 12th in Etobicoke, ON.
Bigras, who turned some eyes during training camp, has compiled 10 points in 26 games this season for the Owen Sound Attack (OHL). Canada will trim their selection camp roster to 22 players prior to December 25th.
On Tuesday, USA Hockey announced their 26-man preliminary roster. University of Denver freshman defenseman, and Avs 2013 fifth round pick Will Butcher was invited to attend the four day training camp which begins on December 15th in Minneapolis, MN. The final 23-man roster will be announced on December 23rd.
Butcher has contributed four points in 13 games for the Pioneers this season.