The upcoming two-game series against Central Illinois marks the firs time Team USA has hosted the Flying Aces during the 2018-19 season. The two teams have already met three times in Bloomington, Illinois. Their next meeting comes Jan. 25 at USA Hockey Arena.

The Flying Aces have the No. 6 ranked offense and No. 11 ranked defense in the USHL. In addition, their penalty kill is ranked No. 17 (73.7%) and its power play is ranked No. 14 (17.2%).

USHL League Ranking: No. 11

2018-19 Overall Record: 15-13-2-0 (W-L-OTL-SOL)

Flying Aces Top Scorers

Jeremy Davidson (14-11-25 in 30 GP)
Trevor Janicke (9-16-25 in 27 GP)
Cal Kiefiuk (9-15-24 in 22 GP)

Flying Aces Plus-Minus Leaders

Sebastian Dirven (+19)
Ryan Siedem (+19)

Flying Aces Goaltenders

Ryan Snowden (9-6-0-0 in 17 GP, 3.19 GAA, .902 SV%)
Mitchell Gibson (6-7-2-0 in 17 GP, 3.53 GAA, .879 SV%)

2018-19 Results/Schedule vs. Central Illinois Flying Aces:

Oct. 19, 2018, U17s @ Central Illinois (L, 7-3)
Oct. 20, 2018, U17s @ Central Illinois (L, 3-1)
Nov. 23, 2018, U18s @ Central Illinois (L, 2-1)

NTDP All-Time Record vs Central Illinois Flying Aces

8-3-0-0 (W-L-OTL)
Home: 4-0-0
Road: 4-3-0


The last time the NTDP faced the Adrian College came Nov. 11, 2017, which resulted in a 2-1 win against the Bulldogs.

The Bulldogs enter the matchup against the U18s after a  6-4 loss Dec. 30 against SUNY Canton. Cory Dunn, Nick Erb, Trevor Boyd, and Michael Montambault scored for the Bulldogs, while Kevin Entmaa made 13 saves in net. DIII Ranking: No. 3

2018-19 Overall Record: 10-4-1 (W-L-T)

Bulldogs Top Scorers

Cory Dunn (5-13-18 in 15 GP)
Dino Balsamo (6-11-17 in 14 GP)
Bryan Yim (11-5-16 in 15 GP)

Bulldogs Plus-Minus Leaders

Cory Dunn (+9)
Trevor Boyd (+8)
Connor Armour (+6)

Bulldogs Goaltenders

Kevin Entmaa (10-4-1 in 15 GP, 2.13 GAA, .908 SV%)

NTDP All-Time Record vs Adrian Bulldogs: 7-3-0 (W-L-T)


The U18s travel to Madison, Wisconsin, to face the University of Wisconsin in the seventh all-time meeting between the two sides. The last time the U18s played the Badgers came Oct. 21, 2016, when the U18s fell to Wisconsin by a 4-3 final.

The Badgers will look to break a losing streak after dropping two games to Denver from Jan. 4-5. Wisconsin suffered a 6-3 loss in which NTDP alum Tyler Inamoto, Seamus Malone, and Will Johnson tallied goals for the Badgers. Daniel Lebedeff made 22 saves. The Badgers picked up a point, but dropped a 4-3 overtime decision the next day. Dominick Mersch, Brock Caufield, and Matthew Freytag netted goals and Jack Berry stopped 32 shots.

2018-19 Overall Record: 8-9-3 (W-L-T)

Badgers Top Scorers

K’Andre Miller (4-13-17 in 18 GP)
Wyatt Kalynuk (7-9-16 in 20 GP)
Seamus Malone (5-11-16 in 20 GP)

Badgers Plus-Minus Leaders

K’Andre Miller (+11)
Will Johnson (+11)

Badgers Goaltenders

Daniel Lebedeff (5-4-2-1 in 13 GP, 2.74 GAA, .904 SV%)
Jack Berry (3-5-1-1 in 10 GP, 3.31 GAA, .895 SV%)

NTDP All-Time Record vs University of Wisconsin Badgers: 1-5-0 (W-L-T)