Six Illinois Skaters Set to Compete During International Break!

By USAHockey.com

 GenericHelmet_largeThe U.S. Women’s National Team, and both teams from USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program — the U.S. National Under-18 Team and U.S. National Under-17 Team — will compete in tournaments next week (Nov. 3-9) during the second international break of the 2014-15 season.

The U.S. Women’s National Team will travel to Kamloops, British Columbia, for the 2014 Four Nations Cup, Nov. 4-8. The team roster was announced earlier this month and can be found here.

The U.S. National Under-18 Team will head to Sundsvall, Sweden, Nov. 5-9, for the 2014 Under-18 Four Nations Tournament, while the U.S. National Under-17 Team will be in Sarnia, Ontario, Nov. 2-8, for the 2014 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge.

Full Team USA coverage for each tournament, including game recaps, can be found at USAHockey.com. For in-game updates follow @USAHockeyScores.

 

World Under-17 Hockey Challenge

Clayton Keller – Swansea

James Sanchez – Northbrook

Women’s Four Nations Cup

Megan Bozek – Buffalo Grove

Kendall Coyne – Palos Heights

Under-18 Four Nations Cup

Mike Floodstand – Hinsdale

Christian Fischer – Wayne

Details for each tournament can be found below: 

2014 Four Nations Cup

The 2014 Four Nations Cup will take place Nov. 4-8 at the Interior Savings Centre in Kamloops, British Columbia. The tournament will feature teams from Canada, Finland, Sweden and the United States. For Team USA information, including the roster, coaching staff, game and broadcast schedules, click here.

Team USA Schedule for 2014 Four Nations Cup
Date Opponent Time (Local/EST)
Tue., Nov. 4 Finland 1 p.m./4 p.m.
Wed., Nov. 5 Canada 7 p.m./10 p.m.
Fri, Nov. 7 Sweden 1 p.m./4 p.m.
Sat., Nov. 8 Third-Place Game 2 p.m./5 p.m.
Championship Game 7 p.m./10 p.m.

 

2014 Under-18 Four Nations Tournament

The U.S. National Under-18 Team will travel to Sundsvall, Sweden, Nov. 5-9, to participate in the 2014 Under-18 Four Nations Tournament. The U.S. squad will compete against teams from Finland, Sweden and Switzerland in the round-robin tournament. The United States has won six of the last seven Under-18 Four Nations Tournaments, including the 2012 event, which was played at the Ann Arbor (Mich.) Ice Cube, home of USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program. For Team USA information, click here.

Team USA Schedule for 2014 Under-18 Four Nations Tournament
Date Opponent Time (Local/EST)
Fri., Nov. 7 Finland 3:30 p.m./9:30 a.m.
Sat., Nov. 8 Switzerland 2 p.m./8 a.m.
Sun., Nov. 9 Sweden 2:30 p.m./8:30 a.m.

 

2014 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge

The U.S National Under-17 Team will head to Sarnia, Ontario, for the 2014 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, taking place Nov. 2-8. The U.S has competed in the annual event since 1994, and has 12 top-three finishes, including a first-place finish at the last tournament held in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, earlier this year. World Under-17 Hockey Challenge preliminary and quarterfinal games will be streamed live and on-demand at FASTHockey.com. Semifinals, third-place and championship games will be available on TSN. The online home of the tournament can be found by clicking here. For Team USA information, click here.

Team USA Schedule for 2014 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge
Date Opponent Time (EST)
Fri., Oct. 31 Pre-Tournament vs. Canada White 7 p.m.
Sun., Nov. 2 Sweden 3 p.m.
Mon., Nov. 3 Slovakia 3 p.m.
Tue., Nov. 4 Canada Red 7 p.m.
Thu., Nov. 6 Quarterfinals TBD
Fri., Nov. 7 Placement/Semifinal Game TBD
Sat., Nov. 8 Third-Place Game 3:30 p.m.
Championship Game 7:30 p.m.


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