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2017 World Juniors: Team USA releases DeBrincat, Brown; One cut left to make among skaters

USA Hockey announced Thursday morning that its preliminary roster for the U.S. National Junior Team has been trimmed by two players. Erie Otters sniper Alex DeBrincat (CHI) and big Windsor Spitfires center Logan Brown (OTT) have been released from the … Continue reading

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2017 World Juniors: Team USA Notebook — USA-SUI Exhibition preview; Roster thoughts; Where’s the WJC Buzz?

The U.S. National Junior Team has crossed the border after their five-day camp in Buffalo. Wednesday also marks a crucial evaluation day as the team looks to pare down its roster from 26 to 23, or possibly even 22 if … Continue reading

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2017 World Juniors: Team USA camp preview

The U.S. National Junior Team opens camp Friday in Buffalo with 26 players vying for 23 spots as the Americans seek to improve on a bronze medal finish from last season. To do that, Team USA’s head coach Bob Motzko … Continue reading

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Annnnd… we’re back (for a little while)

After more than two years of dormancy, the United States of Hockey is back just in time for the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship. It was exactly six years ago today (really?) that I published the first post on this … Continue reading

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2014 IIHF World Junior Championship: USA vs. Russia Quarterfinal Preview

Happy New Year, everyone! Now the real fun begins at the 2014 IIHF World Junior Championship. From here on out, it’s win or watch your tournament end. The U.S. National Junior Team will meet Russia in the quarterfinals at 6 … Continue reading

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Team USA Olympic Hockey Jersey History 1920-2010

Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. ET on USAHockey.com, the 2014 U.S. Olympic jersey will be unveiled. It will join a long line of jerseys that have been part of some of the greatest moments in American hockey history. There have been … Continue reading

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2013 U.S. WJC Camp Wrap Up

Every year, USA Hockey’s National Junior Evaluation Camp provides the staff of the U.S. National Junior Team a great chance to get a close look at its candidate pool under one roof. Normally things start clearing up as some players … Continue reading

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2013 Ivan Hlinka: USA Falls Short in Championship Game

The U.S. Under-18 Select Team made it to the championship game at the Ivan Hlinka for the first time since 2010, but fell just short in the final to Canada, 4-0. Coming off a year in which the team finished … Continue reading

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2014 Olympics: USA Hockey’s Orientation Camp Roster Named

The U.S. Olympic Men’s Hockey Team took a gigantic step forward Monday afternoon when its orientation camp roster was unveiled. USA Hockey will be bringing 48 players to Arlington, Va., August 26-27. Of the 48 invited, 16 are returnees from … Continue reading

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Patrick Kane Becoming America’s Hockey Superstar

The trophy may have a giant maple leaf on it, but the Conn Smythe has belonged to the stars and stripes of late. Patrick Kane of the Chicago Blackhawks was named MVP of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, making him the … Continue reading

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