Four members of the Cape Breton West Islanders have been picked to represent the province at the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League’s Excellence Challenge later this month.
Defencemen Neil MacLean and Dell Welton and forwards Chase Ellis and Matthew Ellis were among 20 players named to Team Nova Scotia Tuesday.
The Excellence Challenge is an annual tournament to showcase more than 100 of the top prospects from the region ahead of the upcoming QMJHL draft.
It features six teams: our province, New Brunswick, PEI, Newfoundland and two Quebec teams; it takes place in Boisbriand, Que. Apr. 26-29.