Biggs, Sparks Named To Preliminary US Roster

 

With the World Junior Championships set to begin on December 26th, two more Leafs propsects were invited to junior camps on Tuesday. Forward Tyler Biggs and goalie Garret Sparks have been invited to the USA Junior camp which begins on December 18th.

Biggs was the Leafs first round selection in 2011. He is playing his first season with the OHL’s Oshawa Generals and he currently has 31 points (15 goals, 16 assists) in 30 games. He is second on the Generals in scoring.

Sparks was selected 190th overall in the 2011 draft. The Elmhurst, Illinois product is 15-7-2 with a 2.91 GAA and .916 SV% for the Guelph Storm. 

On Monday, defenceman Morgan Rielly was invited to Canada’s World Junior camp which begins next Monday in Calgary. Rielly this season has 26 points in 30 games for the Moose Jaw Warriors. Also, defenceman Tom Nilsson was invited to Sweden’s camp.

Moose Jaw Warriors play-by-play man James Gallo spoke with Rielly after being named to the selection camp. Listen here

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