Jan. 1, 2019, U18s vs College of the Holy Cross (W, 6-3)
Jan. 5, 2019, U18s @ University of Minnesota-Duluth (W, 4-2)
The U.S. National Under-18 Team earned its seventh NCAA win of the season against the College of the Holy Cross on Tuesday (Jan. 1) by a 6-3 margin at USA Hockey Arena. Three players tallied two goals apiece in the victory: Ryder Rolston (Birmingham, Mich.), Alex Turcotte (Island Lake, Ill.), and Cole Caufield (Stevens Point, Wis.). Caufield’s two-goal game marked his 10th goal against NCAA opponents and 80th in his NTDP career. Cameron Rowe (Wilmette, Ill.) played a full game in net and made 23 saves against the Crusaders.
The U18s took home a 4-2 victory against Minnesota-Duluth on Saturday (Jan. 5) at AMSOIL Arena. Caufield scored a pair of goals, while John Beecher (Elmira, N.Y.) and Michael Gildon (Plano, Texas) netted one each. Rowe earned his 10th win of the season and made 26 shots to secure the win.