Vernon Vipers goalie Ty Taylor earns Canada West invite

World Junior A Hockey Challenge: Richmond product only Viper among 60 players invited to team camp

Ty Taylor

Ty Taylor

Vernon Vipers goalie Ty Taylor is one of 60 players (the only Viper), including six goalies, invited to attend the Canada West hockey team’s evaluation camp in Leduc, Alta. Dec. 5-8, ahead of the World Junior A Challenge.

The Challenge will run Dec. 11-17 in Bonnyville, Alta.

Taylor, 17, a native of Richmond, has appeared in 17 games with the Vipers this season. He has a record of 9-6, a goals against average of 3.08 and a .901 save percentage.

A total of 25 B.C. Hockey League players were invited to the camp.

Players invited come from five Junior A leagues in Western Canada.

Coquitlam Express head coach Barry Wolff will be the head coach of Canada West.