Colt named Team Canada captain

In this Dec. 10, 2015 photo, provided by the Cornwall Colts, forward Grant Cooper will be captain for the Canada East team at the World Junior A Hockey Challenge starting Dec. 19, 2015. (Cornwall Colts via Newswatch Group)

CORNWALL – Cornwall Colt Grant Cooper will be wearing the C for Canada East at the upcoming World Junior A Hockey Challenge.

Team Canada East Head Coach Jason Clarke said there were no easy decisions after announcing the roster Wednesday.

“It’s a thrill being named captain,” Cooper said.

The challenge, in Cobourg and Whitby, begins Sunday and runs through Dec. 19.

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