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Makela makes Under-18 squad

Amanda Makela is following in the footsteps of Katie Weatherston and Hayley Irwin.
Amanda Makela is following in the footsteps of Katie Weatherston and Hayley Irwin.

The Thunder Bay Queen’s netminder, who turned 17 on Monday, on Tuesday was named to Canada’s under-18 women’s hockey team that will take part in the IIHF World Under-18 Championship starting New Year’s Day in Stockholm.

Makela, who will play NCAA hockey next year at Mercyhurst College in Erie, Penn.,earned her spot at a three-day tryout camp in Toronto over the weekend.

Canada kicks off the tournament next Saturday against Switzerland. 



Leith Dunick

About the Author: Leith Dunick

A proud Nova Scotian who has called Thunder Bay home since 2002, Leith has been the editor of Thunder Bay Source for 17 years and has served a similar role with TBNewsWatch.com since 2009. Twitter: @LeithDunick
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