Photo by Rena Laverty
The U.S. National Under-17 Team fell to Team Northwest of the Minnesota Elite League, 4-0, this afternoon at New Hope Ice Arena in Minneapolis.
Despite outshooting the Minnesota Elite League leading Team Northwest, 34-24, Team USA was unable to overcome two goal periods in the first and second period
Team Northwest goaltenders Mike Magnuson and Nick Wienceck combined for the 34-save shutout.
The U17s get another crack at the Minnesota Elite League tomorrow at 11:30 a.m. CT when they are slated to play the league's all-star team at New Hope Ice Arena.