USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program enters the weekend with a combined 47-19-1-4-0 (W-L-OTL-SOL-T) record following a pair of U18 games at USA Hockey Arena. The U18s hosted Dubuque last Friday, falling 3-2 in a shootout before bouncing back with a 5-4 shootout win over the top-ranked Chicago Steel.
The U18s host the Youngstown Phantoms at USA Hockey Arena in a mid-week matchup before traveling to Muskegon, Michigan to take on the Lumberjacks in a two-game series. All three games are slated for 7 p.m. starts, and tickets for Wednesday's contests can be purchased by visiting USAHockeyNTDP.com/tix or by calling 734-453-6400 x396.
In their lone game of the weekend, the U17s round out Team USA's weekend against USHL opponents with a Sunday matinee against the Chicago Steel. Puck drop is set for 4 p.m. and the game can be viewed live on HockeyTV.com. The two teams most recently faced off in February when the U.S. narrowly fell to the Steel, 4-3, at USA Hockey Arena.
Overall Record: U18: 27-9-0-2 | U17: 20-10-1-2 (W-L-OTL-SOL)
Team USA USHL Record: 21-15-1-3 (W-L-OTL-SOL)