UTICA COLLEGE PIONEERS: The U.S. National Under-17 Team takes a road trip out east to take on Division III college opponents. First up, the U17s will take on Utica College in a Thursday-Friday series. The series marks the first games of the 2020-21 season for the Pioneers. The Pioneers were 25-2-2 last season, and had gone four-for-four in the United Collegiate Hockey Conference tournament.
ELMIRA COLLEGE SOARING EAGLES: The U17s wrap up their weekend in New York with a game against Elmira. The Soaring Eagles have also not played a game this season due to Covid-19 restrictions. Last season, the Soaring Eagles went 17-8-1 before falling, 5-2, in the quarterfinals of the UCHC tournament.