ANN ARBOR, Mich. - USA Hockey announced today the 22-player roster for its U.S. National Under-18 Team, which will compete at the 2014 Under-18 Four Nations Tournament from Nov. 5-9, in Sundsvall, Sweden.
The roster is made up entirely of members of the 2014-15 U.S. National Under-18 Team, part of USA Hockey's National Team Development Program based in Ann Arbor, Michigan. A complete Team USA roster can be found here.
The U.S. squad will compete against teams from Finland, Sweden and Switzerland in the round-robin tournament. The United States has won six of the last seven Under-18 Four Nations Tournaments, including the 2012 event, which was played at the Ann Arbor (Mich.) Ice Cube, home of USA Hockey's National Team Development Program.
The official tournament website can be found here ... The U.S. will skate in a pre-tournament game Wednesday (Nov. 5) against Sweden at Ånäshallen Arena in Kovland, Sweden ... Follow @USANTDP and @USAHockeyScores on Twitter for tournament updates and join the conversation on social media by using #4NationsU18 ... Don Granato (Downers Grove, Ill.) will lead the U.S. National Under-18 Team for the second time in the event, having previously coached the U.S. to a first-place finish in 2012 and a third-place showing in 2013. Joining Granato on the bench will be assistant coach Nick Fohr (Grand Forks, N.D.).
|Wed., Nov. 5||Sweden*||1 p.m.|
|Fri., Nov. 7||Finland||9:30 a.m.|
|Sat., Nov. 8||Switzerland||8 a.m.|
|Sun., Nov. 9||Sweden||8:30 a.m.|
* Pre-Tournament Game
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