Guay and Newhook invited to Hockey Canada summer development camp
Calgary, Alberta – Two members of Boston College’s women’s hockey program have been invited to attend Hockey Canada’s upcoming development camps, which will run July 29 through August 31. 9 at WinSport Canada Olympic Park in Calgary.
Junior Alexie Guay is one of 40 players invited to the BFL National Women’s Development Team Summer Camp while new recruit Abby Newhook has been invited to the National Women’s Under-18 Team Summer Development Camp. 18 years of the BFL.
Guay will be one of 12 blue liners at the camp, which will see players split into two teams to participate in training and intra-team matches. The camp will also feature two scrimmages against Canada’s National Women’s Team from August 7-9. Newhook is one of 23 NextGen athletes (born 2003) invited to Calgary to attend the BFL National Women’s Under-18 Team Summer Development Camp. NextGen athletes will train and play against both teams from the U18 camp.
Guay played 18 of BC’s 20 second-year games, scoring a career-high five goals while adding six assists for 11 points. The Magog, Que., Native, who was named Hockey East’s defensive player of the week once this season, was tied for fifth on the team and tied for sixth among Hockey defensemen. Is in scoring and placed fourth on the team with 22 blocked shots. This is the third consecutive year that Guay has participated in Hockey Canada’s National Women’s Development Team camp. She has been a two-time member of Canada’s National Under-18 Team. The defenseman was the assistant captain of the gold medal team at the 2019 IIHF World Under-18 Championships.
Newhook, originally from St. John’s, Newfoundland, recently skated for Tabor Academy and the Bay State Breakers. Newhook, who captained the 2020-21 Tabor team, was named NEPSAC’s first all-team in 2019-2020 after recording 44 points on 23 goals and 21 assists in 26 games and was second team NEPSAC stars in second year. The forward skated for Team Atlantic at the 2019 National Women’s Under-18 Championship and was also a guest at Hockey Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Team Virtual Summer Camp. last summer.