LAST TIME OUT: The U18s won their only game of the week, a Wednesday night match-up with Youngstown, 6-3. Dylan Peterson (Roseville, Calif.) and Landon Slaggert (South Bend, Ind.) led the way with three points each in the win.
WE'VE GOT THE POWER: The Under-18 Team has scored a power-play goal in each of its last 10 games played. Matthew Beniers (Hingham, Mass.) leads the team with three PPG over that span and four goals overall with the man advantage this season.
SECOND PERIOD SURGE: The Under-18 Team has outscored its opponents 30-19 in the middle period of play this season. The +11 goal differential marks their best number in any period of action this season.
EIGHT IS GREAT: The NTDP Under-17 Team is currently riding an eight-game USHL winning streak after picking up three wins in last week's efforts, tying the record for the most consecutive wins by a U17 team in NTDP history. The longest streak of any birth year is 11 consecutive games, accomplished by the U18s during the 2017-18 season.
MOORE COACHING: Former NTDP assistant coach (2015-2018) and player (2000-2002), Greg Moore was announced as the new head coach of the AHL’s Toronto Marlies earlier this week. The Lisbon, Maine native was in his second year as head coach of the USHL’s Chicago Steel.
PLAYER FEATURE: Hunter Strand Feeling Confident on the Ice This Year. Read the full feature on USAHockeyNTDP.com.
UPCOMING PROMOTIONS AND EVENTS AT USA HOCKEY ARENA: The NTDP will host a variety of promotional nights at USA Hockey Arena in the month of December:
Sat., Dec. 7 – Teddy Bear Toss presented by Orin Jewelers
Wed., Dec. 11 – Kid’s Day Game
Sat., Dec. 28 – Dinosaur Game / Stay and Skate with U18s
A full list of USA Hockey promotional nights are available at