USA Under-18 Select Team Ivan Hlinka Tournament Roster

USA Hockey released their roster for the U.S. Under-18 Select Team. The team will participate as Team USA in Group A with the Czech Republic, Finland and Russia, which will compete in Breclav. Included on the roster is Thomas Novak, who was our 26th overall ranked prospect in our early 2015 NHL Draft rankings list released on June 6th. Also selected to the the team is Dennis Yan who was recently selected in the CHL Import Draft.

 

U.S. UNDER-18 SELECT TEAM ROSTER

Forwards

 

Name

 

S/C

 

Height (cm)

 

Weight (kg)

 

Birthdate

 

Hometown

 

2013-14 Team

Karch Bachman L 5-11 (180) 178 (81) 3/10/97 Wolcottville, Ind. Culver Academies Prep
Brock Boeser R 6-0 (183) 190 (86) 2/25/97 Burnsville, Minn. Burnsville High School
Brent Gates L 6-2 (188) 190 (86) 8/12/97 Grand Rapids, Mich. Green Bay Gamblers (USHL)
Matt Filipe L 6-2 (188) 190 (86) 12/31/97 Lynnfield, Mass. Malden Catholic High School
Erik Foley L 6-0 (183) 185 (84) 6/30/97 Mansfield, Mass. Tabor Academy
Robert Jackson III L 5-9 (175) 180 (82) 8/22/97 Alameda, Calif. Chicago Steel (USHL)
Tanner Laczynski R 6-0 (183) 175 (79) 6/1/97 Shorewood, Ill. Chicago Mission U16 AAA (T1EHL)
Ryan Moore L 5-9 (175) 165 (75) 4/9/97 Troy, Mich. Windsor Spitfires (OHL)
Thomas Novak L 6-1 (185) 180 (82) 4/28/97 River Falls, Wis. St. Thomas Academy (Minn.)
Ryan Smith R 5-11 (180) 190 (86) 4/4/97 Roanoke, Va. Northwood High School
Nicholas Swaney R 5-10 (178) 160 (73) 9/9/97 Lakeville, Minn. Lakeville South High School
Troy Terry R 5-11 (180) 165 (75) 9/10/97 Highlands Ranch, Colo. Colorado Thunderbirds (T1EHL)
Dennis Yan L 6-2 (188) 192 (87) 4/14/97 Ann Arbor, Mich. U.S. National Under-17 Team (USHL)

Defensemen

Name

S/C

Height (cm)

Weight (kg)

Birthdate

Hometown

2013-14 Team

Douglas Blaisdell L 6-3 (191) 206 (93) 2/20/97 Dearborn Heights, Mich. Kitchener Rangers (OHL)
Joseph Cecconi R 6-3 (191) 200 (91) 5/23/97 Youngstown, N.Y. Muskegon Lumberjacks (USHL)
Tory Dello R 6-0 (183) 190 (86) 2/14/97 Crystal Lake, Ill. Tri-City Storm (USHL)
Grant Gabriele R 6-2 (188) 170 (77) 4/17/97 Brighton, Mich. U.S. National Under-17 Team (USHL)
Jacob Olson L 6-3 (191) 210 (95) 2/5/97 Woodbury, Minn. Hill Murray School
Zach Wilkie L 6-0 (183) 198 (90) 2/24/97 Villa Park, Ill. Niagara IceDogs (OHL)
Spenser Young R 5-10 (178) 170 (77) 3/24/97 Brentwood, N.H. Phillips Exeter Academy

Goaltenders

Name

S/C

Height (cm)

Weight (kg)

Birthdate

Hometown

2013-14 Team

Matthew Jurusik L 6-1 (185) 195 (88) 5/1/97 La Grange, Ill. Cleveland Barons 18U AAA (T1EHL)
Evan Sarthou L 6-1 (185) 178 (81) 9/24/97 Black Diamond, Wash. Tri-City Americans (WHL)