Photo by Rena Laverty
The U.S. National Under-17 Team takes on the Youngstown Phantoms in a home-and-home set this weekend, beginning Friday night at USA Hockey Arena in Michigan.
The U.S. National Under-18 Team opens its Kroger College Series slate with a home contest against the Michigan State Spartans. The U18s will play six games against NCAA competition at USA Hockey Arena for the 2021-22 season and a combined 19 games versus collegiate competition throughout the season.
For the second time in two days, the U18s will kick off a college team's schedule as the Irish will lace up the skates for the first time this season on Sunday evening.