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Flames prospect Jack Beck invited to Hockey Canada’s World Junior summer camp

A Calgary Flames prospect has earned himself a spot at Hockey Canada’s World Junior summer development camp. 2021 sixth-rounder Jack Beck has been invited to participate in the camp, which runs July 23-27 in Calgary at Winsport. The camp is to begin the process for fielding a team for the 2023 World Juniors.

Beck is one of 26 forwards invited to the camp. Typically Canada nanes 13 or 14 forwards to their tournament roster.

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Beck, 19, was selected by the Flames in the 2021 NHL Draft after playing zero games in the 2020-21 season due to the Ontario Hockey League’s year-long shutdown due to the pandemic. Despite that, Beck enjoyed a breakout 2021-22 season. He amassed 22 goals and 44 points in 36 games, emerging as arguably the Ottawa 67’s top offensive player when he was healthy. (He missed time due to a minor knee injury suffered during the summer, as well as after suffering a kidney contusion from a hit mid-season.)

The 2023 World Juniors take place Dec. 26, 2022 to Jan. 5, 2023 in Halifax and Moncton. The 2022 World Juniors take place Aug. 9-20 in Edmonton, and the selection process for that team is expected to be revealed shortly by Hockey Canada.