Photo by Rena Laverty
Overall Record: U18s: 25-8-2-0; U17s: 13-15-3-3 (W-L-OTL-SOL)
Team USA USHL Record: 13-12-2-3
Team USA NCAA Record: 10-6-1 (W-L-OTL)
USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program enters the week with a combined record of 38-23-5-3 (W-L-OTL-SOL) across all competitions.
The U.S. National Under-18 Team plays host to the Central Illinois Flying Aces at 7 p.m. Friday (Jan. 25) before a short trip to face the Eastern Conference-leading Muskegon Lumberjacks at 7 p.m. Saturday at L.C. Walker Arena. The Friday matchup against Central Illinois marks Teacher Appreciation & Dash for the Cash Night at USA Hockey Arena.
The U.S. National Under-17 Team will look to continue its momentum when it hosts Central Illinois at 7 p.m. Saturday. The event marks Star Wars Night at USA Hockey Arena, presented by Hines Park Lincoln, and Team USA will wear customized Star Wars-themed jerseys. All game-worn jerseys will be auctioned online at the NHL Auctions page. Bidding will commence following the conclusion of the game and all proceeds will benefit the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan.