Regina Pats defenceman Sergey Zborovskiy will play for Team Russia at the 2017 World Junior Hockey Championships.
Russia announced their team for the tournament on Thursday afternoon.
The 19-year-old New York Rangers prospect leads the WHL at plus-51 in 28 games this season. He is sixth in defence scoring with 26 points.
Zborovskiy and Team Russia open the tournament on December 26, against Canada at 7 p.m. at Air Canada Centre in Toronto.
Monday December 26 – Russia Vs Canada – 7 p.m. (Air Canada Centre).
Tuesday December 27 – Russia Vs Latvia – 3 p.m. (Air Canada Centre).
Thursday December 29 – Russia Vs USA – 2:30 p.m. (Air Canada Centre).
Saturday December 31 – Russia Vs Slovakia – 7 p.m. (Air Canada Centre).