Photo by Rena Laverty
The U.S. National Under-18 Team begins the week by hosting the Augsburg University (Minn.) Auggies for a Wednesday night contest at USA Hockey Arena. The NTDP and Auggies have played once before, a 6-1 Team USA win back on November 22, 2014.
The U17s will square up with the Youngstown Phantoms in the final game of 2021 at USA Hockey Arena on Thursday afternoon.
The Under-18 Team will kick off the new year with a pair of contests against highly-ranked NCAA teams, beginning with a New Year's Day matchup against No. 5 University of North Dakota.
The Under-17 Team travels to Muskegon for its New Year's Day matchup with the Lumberjacks.
After playing North Dakota, the U18s will head back east to take on No. 11 University of Minnesota Golden Gophers on Monday evening.
Overall Record: U18: 19-6-2-0 | U17: 10-14-1-0 (W-L-OTL-SOL)