WORLD SELECTS TOURNAMENTS

Compete against players from all over the planet at the World Selects tournament series! It's world-class competition with a first-class travel experience. Join Dream Big Hockey, make lasting memories and lifelong friends in an environment unlike any other in youth sports.

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WORLD SELECTS TOURNAMENTS

Compete against players from all over the planet at the World Selects tournament series! It's world-class competition with a first-class travel experience. Join Dream Big Hockey, make lasting memories and lifelong friends in an environment unlike any other in youth sports.

TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

2007 Dream Big Hockey WSI
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Dates: May 1 - 7, 2022

2008 Dream Big Hockey WST
Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Dates: May 7 - May 15, 2022

2009 Dream Big Hockey WST
Location: Chamonix, France
Dates: April 30 - May 8, 2022

2010 Dream Big Hockey WST
Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Dates: April 30 - May 8, 2022

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TOUR INFORMATION

2007 Dream Big Hockey WSI
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Dates: May 1 - 7, 2022

2008 Dream Big Hockey WST
Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Dates: May 7 - May 15, 2022

2009 Dream Big Hockey WST
Location: Chamonix, France
Dates: April 30 - May 8, 2022

2010 Dream Big Hockey WST
Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Dates: April 30 - May 8, 2022

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WORLD SELECTS TROPHY

Make lasting memories and lifelong friends at the World Selects Trophy. It is the most unique experience in all of youth sports, pairing great competition on the ice with a first-class travel experience off the ice. Players compete against opponents from around the world, parents take in the delicacies a foreign country and the family connects with other families in ways never imagined. Compete against other top AAA-level players at the 2009 age group!

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WORLD SELECTS TROPHY

Make lasting memories and lifelong friends at the World Selects Trophy. It is the most unique experience in all of youth sports, pairing great competition on the ice with a first-class travel experience off the ice. Players compete against opponents from around the world, parents take in the delicacies a foreign country and the family connects with other families in ways never imagined. Compete against other top AAA-level players at the 2009 age group!

TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

WHO: 2009 AAA Boys
WHAT: Five-game guarantee against elite-level competition
WHEN: May 4 - 7, 2022
WHERE: Chamonix, France

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TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

WHO: 2009 AAA Boys
WHAT: Five-game guarantee against elite-level competition
WHEN: May 4 - 7, 2022
WHERE: Chamonix, France

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WORLD SELECTS INVITATIONAL

Compete against the best youth hockey players at the 13U age group in Chamonix, France! The World Selects tournament series is the premier hockey experience, hosting some of the top teams and players at the 2009-birth year. It's world-class competition with a first-class travel experience. Make lasting memories and lifelong friends in an environment unlike any other in youth sports.

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WORLD SELECTS INVITATIONAL

Compete against the best youth hockey players at the 13U age group in Chamonix, France! The World Selects tournament series is the premier hockey experience, hosting some of the top teams and players at the 2009-birth year. It's world-class competition with a first-class travel experience. Make lasting memories and lifelong friends in an environment unlike any other in youth sports.

TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

WHO: 2009-birth year teams
WHAT: Five-game guarantee against elite-level competition
WHEN: May 10 - 14, 2022
WHERE: Chamonix, France

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TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

WHO: 2009-birth year teams
WHAT: Five-game guarantee against elite-level competition
WHEN: May 10 - 14, 2022
WHERE: Chamonix, France

ALL-TIME LEADERS

32 Connor Bedard 2018
29 Aleksandr Legkov 2017
27 Berkley Catton 2019
27 Zack Stringer 2016
23 Dominik Petr 2018
22 Macklin Celebrini 2019
22 Kirill Nizhnikov 2013
21 Alexey Dontsov 2019
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ALL-TIME LEADERS

32 Connor Bedard 2018
29 Aleksandr Legkov 2017
27 Berkley Catton 2019
27 Zack Stringer 2016
23 Dominik Petr 2018
22 Macklin Celebrini 2019
22 Kirill Nizhnikov 2013
21 Alexey Dontsov 2019

PAST CHAMPIONS

2021 No Champion
2020 No Champion
2019 CSKA Moscow
2018 Czech Knights
2017 Western Canada Selects
2016 RUSS Moscow
2015 West Coast Selects
2014 Finland Selects
2013 East Coast Selects-O
2012 Dynamo Moscow
2011 CSKA Moscow
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PAST CHAMPIONS

2021 No Champion
2020 No Champion
2019 CSKA Moscow
2018 Czech Knights
2017 Western Canada Selects
2016 RUSS Moscow
2015 West Coast Selects
2014 Finland Selects
2013 East Coast Selects-O
2012 Dynamo Moscow
2011 CSKA Moscow

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Top Youth Hockey Players In The Alps Region of Central Europe

The National Hockey League is composed of the best hockey players on the planet. There are nearly 800 athletes from 21 different countries competing in the 2021 season. The world of youth hockey is a reflection of the professional landscape, I mean after all, even Connor McDavid got his start playing Mite hockey somewhere.

Youth hockey is filled with top talent from a wide range of countries and regions across the globe, and the team at World Hockey Hub is watching closely. We are constantly looking to identify the biggest up-and-coming names in the sport. Want to catch your first glimpse of a soon-to-be household name? Watch U15 highlights of a future first-round draft pick? Check out a team with a fistful of future pros on the roster? WHH features the absolute best in youth hockey today.

Native region of Swiss defenseman Roman Josi and French forward Alexandre Texier, The Alps has quietly produced 17 players currently rostered in the NHL this season. It spans from eastern France through Switzerland and the northern part of Italy, and into Austria. 

Not typically considered a hotbed, yet some of the best athletes in youth hockey regularly frequent the region for the most competitive international tournaments in existence. Chamonix, France, and Bolzano, Italy, have served as host cities of the U12, U13 and U14 World Selects Trophy (WST) tournament series for nearly a decade.

The team at WHH has identified some of the top players in the region at the 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007 age groups.

2004s

ALESSIO BEGLIERI: A goaltender out of Biel-Bienne, Switzerland, Beglieri currently plays U20-Elite in the Swiss League. He has represented Team Swiss on three different occasions, twice for the U16 team at World Juniors and the Youth Olympic Games as well as the U17 team at World Juniors. 

TOMMASO De LUCA: He’s a 5-foot-11 forward out of Aosta, Italy, whose spent the last five seasons playing in Swiss leagues. In 33 games for Ambri-Piotta U20, De Luca has 12 goals and 23 points.

2005s

DAMIAN CLARA: A native of Brunico, Italy, Clara is a big goaltender who takes up a lot of net. At 6-foot-5 and 190 pounds, he’s spent the 2020-21 season split between U18 RB Hockey Academy and U20 EC Salzburg in Austria. 

TOMMASO MADASCHI: Currently playing for U17 Biel-Bienne Madaschi is a native of Torino, Italy. In his first full season of junior hockey, he has scored five goals and six points in 12 games.

COLIN LINDEMANN: The 15-year-old left-hander played a portion of the 2020-21 season in Sweden while skating for Leksands IF. Currently with Zug U17 in Switzerland, Lindemann has scored a total of seven goals and 11 points in 14 games this season.

2006s

WILLIAM RAIS: A 14-year-old currently playing junior hockey for ZSC U17s in the Elite League, Rais is one of the top young prospects in all of Switzerland.

JUAN-ESTEBAN BARRAUD: Also playing at the U17 level, Barraud has scored seven goals and nine points in 26 games this season. The lone defenseman on the list for his play-making ability and puck skills.

2007s

FLORIAN SCHENK: In his first season at the U15 level, Schenk scored 14 goals and 24 points in 26 games. He’s competed on an international level at both the 2019 WST and the Pee-Wee Quebec in ‘19 and ‘20. Schenk led his team in scoring in all three tournament appearances.

JEREMIAH MUNDY: He’s young at just 13-years-old, but Mundy is already 6-foot and competing at the U17-Elite level for Davos in Switzerland. He has plenty of intangibles to develop into a dominant forward.

JUSTIN ALLAIRE: A one-time teammate of both Schenk and Mundy at the 2019 U12 WST for Alps Selects, Allaire is a great contributor offensively. From Bern, Switzerland, he will certainly be one to keep in mind as this birth year climbs through the youth hockey ranks.

Think we missed a premiere player from the Alps Region? Connect with WHH and let us know! Fill out the form below to get prospects on our radar and follow us on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and YouTube to see upcoming highlights from the world of youth hockey.

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WORLD SELECTS TROPHY

Compete against the best youth hockey players at the 15U age group in Chamonix, France! The World Selects tournament series is the premier hockey experience, hosting some of the top teams and players at the 15U age group. It's world-class competition with a first-class travel experience. Make lasting memories and lifelong friends in an environment unlike any other in youth sports.

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WORLD SELECTS TROPHY

Compete against the best youth hockey players at the 15U age group in Chamonix, France! The World Selects tournament series is the premier hockey experience, hosting some of the top teams and players at the 15U age group. It's world-class competition with a first-class travel experience. Make lasting memories and lifelong friends in an environment unlike any other in youth sports.

TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

WHO:15U Girls teams
WHAT: Five-game guarantee against elite-level competition
WHEN: April 19 - 23, 2022
WHERE: Chamonix, France

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TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

WHO:15U Girls teams
WHAT: Five-game guarantee against elite-level competition
WHEN: April 19 - 23, 2022
WHERE: Chamonix, France

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WORLD SELECTS TROPHY

Compete against the best youth hockey players at the 14U age group in Chamonix, France! The World Selects tournament series is the premier hockey experience, hosting some of the top teams and players at the 14U age group. It's world-class competition with a first-class travel experience. Make lasting memories and lifelong friends in an environment unlike any other in youth sports.

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WORLD SELECTS TROPHY

Compete against the best youth hockey players at the 14U age group in Chamonix, France! The World Selects tournament series is the premier hockey experience, hosting some of the top teams and players at the 14U age group. It's world-class competition with a first-class travel experience. Make lasting memories and lifelong friends in an environment unlike any other in youth sports.

TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

WHO: 14U Girls teams
WHAT: Five-game guarantee against elite-level competition
WHEN: April 12 - 16, 2022
WHERE: Chamonix, France

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TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

WHO: 14U Girls teams
WHAT: Five-game guarantee against elite-level competition
WHEN: April 12 - 16, 2022
WHERE: Chamonix, France

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