COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Hockey today announced the 20-player roster for the U.S. Under-17 Select Team that will compete in the 2013 Under-17 Five Nations Tournament Aug. 14-18 in Trnava, Slovakia.
The 20 players on the U.S. roster all participated in the USA Hockey Boys’ Select 16 Player Development Camp, which took place from July 7-13 at the Northtown Center at Amherst in Williamsville, N.Y.
The U.S. roster features 12 forwards, including Brock Boeser (Burnsville, Minn.), who led the Boys' Select 16 Player Development Camp with 12 points (4 goals, 8 assists) in six games. The six-man defensive unit for Team USA includes Tory Dello (Crystal Lake, Ill.), Vasili Kolias (Schaumburg, Ill.) and Zachary Osburn (Plymouth, Mich.), who each recorded at least four points during the Select 16 Player Development Camp. Sharing goaltending duties will be Kris Oldham (Anchorage, Alaska) and Nicholas Vilardo (Clarence, N.Y.).
NOTES: The 2013 Under-17 Five Nations Tournament will include teams from the Czech Republic, Germany, Slovakia, Switzerland and the United States … Pat Mikesch (Green Bay, Wis.) will serve as head coach, while Pat Boller (Danbury, Conn.) will fill the role of assistant coach for the 2013 U.S. Under-17 Select Team … The 20 players on the U.S. roster represent 10 different states. Michigan leads the way with four players, while New York and Illinois each have three … Follow the 2013 Under-17 Five Nations Tournament on Twitter by following @USAHockeyScores and using #5nations ... The annual USA Hockey Select 16 Player Development Camp provides top young players with concentrated on- and off-ice instruction as well as the opportunity to compete at the national level against other players form their age group.
Team USA 2013 Under-17 Five Nations Tournament Schedule
August 14-18 – Trnava, Slovakia
Date Opponent Time (Local/ET) Location
Wed., Aug. 14 Czech Republic 5:30 p.m./11:30 a.m. Trnava
Thurs., Aug. 15 Switzerland 2:00 p.m./8:00 a.m. Trnava
Sat., Aug. 17 Germany 2:00 p.m./8:00 a.m. Trnava
Sun., Aug. 18 Slovakia 3:30 p.m./9:30 a.m. Trnava
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