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2022 NTDP Evaluation Camp Roster Announced

By USA Hockey's NTDP, 03/16/22, 4:00PM EDT


Camp to be held March 20-24 at USA Hockey Arena

PLYMOUTH, Mich. - Forty-seven of the top American hockey players born in 2006 have been invited to USA Hockey's National Team Development Program Evaluation Camp. The camp, which will help select the 2022-23 U.S. National Under-17 Team, will take place March 20-24, at USA Hockey Arena in Plymouth, Michigan.

All five scrimmages throughout the week will be streamed live on The game schedule is listed below. 

Camp Game Schedule

Day Time (ET)
Monday, March 21 4:45 p.m.
Tuesday, March 22 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 23 9:15 a.m.
Wednesday, March 23 4:45 p.m.
Thursday, March 24 9:15 a.m.

The 47 players, which includes 26 forwards, 16 defensemen and five goaltenders, will be split into two teams, Team Matthews and Team Kane, for the duration of camp. The squads will participate in on-ice practices, off-ice training and play in five games against each other during their week at USA Hockey Arena. 

A full camp roster and game schedule can be found below. 

NOTES: The 47 players on the 2022 National Team Development Program evaluation camp roster represent 16 different states. Minnesota leads the way with nine invitees on the roster, while Massachusetts follows with seven, Illinois and Michigan have five, and California has four representatives on the roster. 

ABOUT THE NTDP: USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program is in its 25th season of competition and is based at USA Hockey Arena in Plymouth, Michigan. The goal of the full-time development program is to prepare student-athletes under the age of 18 for participation on U.S. National Teams and success in their future hockey careers. Its efforts focus not only on high-caliber participation on the ice, but creating well-rounded individuals off the ice.

Name Position Birthday Hometown 2021-22 Team
Austin Baker Forward Feb. 12, 2006 White Lake, Mich. Little Caesars 15O
Kamil Bednarik Forward May 26, 2006 Elmhurst, Ill. New Jersey Rockets 16U
Geno Carcone Forward Nov. 14, 2006 Woodstock, Ga. Bishop Kearney Selects 15O
Gavin Cornforth Forward Dec. 15, 2006 Milton, Mass. Thayer Academy / Boston Little Bruins 16U
Andrew DellaSalla Forward May 8, 2006 Rye, N.Y. Brunswick School / Mid Fairfield Rangers 15O
Cole Eiserman Forward Aug. 29, 2006 Newburyport, Mass. Shattuck St. Mary's Prep
Kristian Epperson Forward May 15, 2006 Mequon, Wis. Shattuck St. Mary's 15O
James Hagens Forward Nov. 3, 2006 Hauppauge, N.Y. Mount St. Charles 15O
Christian Humphreys Forward Feb. 4, 2006 McMurray, Pa. Bishop Kearney Selects 16U
Callum Hughes Forward Jan. 22, 2006 Basking Ridge, N.J. Mount St. Charles 15O
Jack Lackas Forward Dec. 26, 2006 Las Vegas, Nev. Arizona Jr. Coyotes 15O
Brendan McMorrow Forward March 27, 2006 Lakeville, Minn. Benilde St. Margaret's / Minnesota Blades 15O
Ben Miller Forward March 1, 2006 Woodbury, Minn. Hill Murray High School / Minnesota Blades 15O
Charles Pardue Forward Jan. 5, 2006 Winnetka, Ill. Chicago Mission 15O
Aidan Park Forward Jan. 6, 2006 Playa Vista, Calif. Shattuck St. Mary's 16U
Max Plante Forward Feb. 20, 2006 Hermantown, Minn. Hermantown High School / Minnesota Blades 15O
Anthony Spellacy Forward Feb. 24, 2006 Westlake, Ohio Cleveland Barons 15O
Teddy Spitznagel Forward April 6, 2006 Bloomfield Hills, Mich. Detroit Honeybaked 15O
Teddy Stiga Forward April 5, 2006 Sudbury, Mass. Belmont Hill School / Boston Jr. Eagles 16U
Mac Swanson Forward Jan. 10, 2006 Anchorage, Alaska Team Alaska 15O
Niko Tournas Forward Feb. 17, 2006 Redding, Conn. Joel Barlow High School / Yale Jr. Bulldogs 15O
Lucas Van Vliet Forward Jan. 25, 2006 Livonia, Mich. Little Caesars 15O
Shane Vansaghi Forward Oct. 11, 2006 St. Louis, Mo. St. Louis AAA Blues 16U
Reid Varkonyi Forward Jan. 15, 2006 Fountain Valley, Calif. Northern Alberta Xtreme 18U
Grant Young Forward March 22, 2006 Boulder, Colo. Windy City Storm 15O
Brodie Ziemer Forward Feb. 22, 2006 Carver, Minn. Shattuck St. Mary's 15O
EJ Emery Defenseman March 30, 2006 Surrey, B.C. Yale Hockey Academy 17U
Lukas Fischer Defenseman Sept. 9, 2006 Brighton, Mich. Detroit Compuware 15O
Jack Hamilton Defenseman Feb. 17, 2006 Powell, Ohio Culver Academy 16U
Logan Hensler Defenseman Oct. 14, 2006 Woodbury, Minn. Hill Murray High School / Minnesota Blades 15O
Cole Hutson Defenseman June 28, 2006 North Barrington, Ill. North Jersey Avalanche 16U
Owen Keefe Defenseman March 26, 2006 Saugus, Mass. Malden Catholic High School / Boston Jr. Eagles 16U
Adam Kleber Defenseman March 24, 2006 Chaska, Minn. Chaska High School / Minnesota Blades 15O
Noah Lapointe Defenseman June 5, 2006 Hinsdale, Ill. Shattuck St. Mary's 15O
Sam Laurila Defenseman Sept. 2, 2006 Moorhead, Minn. Moorhead Spuds Bantam AA
Cole Longacre Defenseman May 26, 2006 Malaga, N.J. Windy City Storm 15O
Drake Murray Defenseman March 29, 2006 Manhattan Beach, Calif. Shattuck St. Mary's 16U
Tory Pitner Defenseman March 6, 2006 El Cerrito, Calif. South Kent Selects 15O
Kiernan Poulin Defenseman Jan. 5, 2006 Norwell, Mass. Boston Advantage 15O
Dakoda Rheaume-Mullen Defenseman Dec. 18, 2006 Northville, Mich. Detroit Honeybaked 15O
Will Skahan Defenseman May 14, 2006 Woodbury, Minn. St. Thomas Academy
John Whipple Defenseman Jan. 20, 2006 Excelsior, Minn. Shattuck St. Mary's 15O
Thatcher Bernstein Goaltender July 17, 2006 Brookline, Mass. Noble & Greenough School/Boston Jr. Eagles 16U (Moran)
Willum Braun Goaltender May 18, 2006 Lansdale, Pa. Valley Forge Minutemen 15O
Nicholas Kempf Goaltender March 1, 2006 Morton Grove, Ill. Chicago Mission 15O
Jack Parsons Goaltender Jan. 15, 2006 Cortland, N.Y. Mount St. Charles 15O
Ryder Shea Goaltender May 4, 2006 Marlborough, Mass. St. George's School / Boston Little Bruins 16U

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