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2016 NTDP Evaluation Camp Roster Announced

By USA Hockey's NTDP, 03/03/16, 11:30AM EST


17 Defensemen, 26 Forwards and Five Goalies Invited

PLYMOUTH, Mich. - Forty-eight of the top American hockey players born in 2000 have been invited to USA Hockey's National Team Development Program Evaluation Camp it was announced today by team officials. The camp, which will help select the 2016-17 U.S. National Under-17 Team, will take place March 18-22, at USA Hockey Arena in Plymouth, Michigan.

A full roster and game schedule can be found below. 

The 48 players, including 17 defensemen, 26 forwards and five goaltenders, will be divided into two teams. The squads will participate in on-ice practices and off-ice training, as well as five games.

NTDP alumnus Blake Geoffrion (Brentwood, Tenn./2004-06) will join Josh Pauls (Greenbrook, N.J.), a two-time gold medalist for Team USA at the 2010 and 2014 Paralympic Winter Games, and Lt. Col. of the Marine Corps, Sean Braziel, as guest coaches during the camp.


The 48 players on the 2016 National Team Development Program Evaluation Camp roster represent 17 different states. Minnesota leads the way with 11 natives on the roster, while Michigan is second with seven. Illinois boasts five players and Massachusetts is next with four.

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Game Schedule

Saturday, March 19
12:30 p.m.
7:40 p.m.

Sunday, March 20
7:00 p.m.

Monday, March 21
1:40 p.m.

Tuesday, March 22
9:30 a.m.

2016 NTDP Evaluation Camp Invitees

Position Name Hometown 2015-16 Team
F Jack DeBoer Madison, N.J. Salisbury (Conn.) School
F Jack Drury Winnetka, Ill. Chicago Mission 16U
F Max Ellis Plymouth, Mich. Detroit Honeybaked 16U
F Joel Farabee Cicero, N.Y. Selects Academy 16U (Conn.)
F Nolan Foote Englewood, Colo. Colorado Thunderbirds 16U
F Patrick Giles Chevy Chase, Md. Baltimore Skipjacks 16U
F Jacob Goldowski Thornhurst, Pa. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 16U
F Jonathan Gruden Rochester, Mich. Detroit Honeybaked 16U
F Gavin Hain Grand Rapids, Minn. Grand Rapids (Minn.) High School
F Curtis Hall Chagrin Falls, Ohio Cleveland Barons 16U
F Trevor Janicke Maple Grove, Minn. Maple Grove (Minn.) High School
F Blade Jenkins Jackson, Mich. Detroit Compuware 16U
F Jack Jensen Eden Prairie, Minn. Eden Prairie (Minn.) Bantam AA
F Calen Kiefiuk Macomb, Mich. Detroit Honeybaked 16U
F Blake McLaughlin Grand Rapids, Minn. Grand Rapids (Minn.) High School
F Erik Middendorf Scottsdale, Ariz. Phoenix Coyotes 16U
F Jaxon Nelson Magnolia, Minn. Luverne (Minn.) High School
F Ryan O'Reilly Southlake, Texas Dallas Stars 16U
F Jackson Perbix Elk River, Minn. Elk River (Minn.) High School
F Jacob Pivonka Woodridge, Ill. Chicago Mission 16U
F Jack Randl Carpentersville, Ill. Chicago Mission 16U
F Ryan Savage Scottsdale, Ariz. Salzburg Red Bull 18U
F Oliver Wahlstrom Quincy, Mass. Shattuck-St. Mary's Prep
F T.J. Walsh Shrewsbury, Mass. Cushing Academy (Mass.)
F Tyler Weiss Raleigh, N.C. Don Mills Flyers Midget Minor
F Jake Wise North Andover, Mass. Central Catholic High School (Mass.)
D Benjamin Brinkman Edina, Minn. Edina (Minn.) High School
D Stanislav Demin Cypress, Calif. Anaheim Ducks 16U
D Jimmy Dowd Pt. Pleasant, N.J. New Jersey Titans 16U
D Ty Emberson Eau Claire, Wis. Eau Claire (Wis.) Memorial High School
D Jace Foskey Southlake, Texas Dallas Stars 16U
D Jordan Harris Haverhill, Mass. Kimball Union Academy (N.H.)
D D.J. King Scottsdale, Ariz. Mississauga Rebels Midget Minor
D Christian Krygier Novi, Mich. Detroit Little Caesars 16U
D Will MacKinnon Port Clinton, Ohio Detroit Honeybaked 16U
D K'Andre Miller Hopkins, Minn. Minnetonka (Minn.) High School
D Adam Samuelsson Rye, N.Y. Connecticut Jr. Rangers 16U
D Mattias Samuelsson Voorhees, N.J. Northwood School (N.Y.)
D Benjamin Schultheis Mt. Juliet, Tenn. TPH Thunder 16U
D Jacob Semik Canton, Mich. Detroit Honeybaked 16U
D Spencer Stastney Woodridge, Ill. Chicago Mission 16U
D Brandon Tabakin Woodbury, N.Y. North Jersey Avalanche 16U
D Bode Wilde Killdeer, Ill. Chicago Mission 16U
G Drew DeRidder Fenton, Mich. Oakland Jr. Grizzlies 16U
G Keegan Karki Sartell, Minn. St. Cloud (Minn.) Cathedral High School
G Isaiah Saville Anchorage, Alaska West Anchorage (Alaska) High School
G Todd Scott Albertville, Minn. Omaha Lancers AAA 16U
G Ryan Ullan Hibbing, Minn. Hibbing/Chisholm High School (Minn.)