The 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.
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|
|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|
|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|
|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.|