2 Illinois Players Rostered on U.S. National Under-17 Team


Clayton Keller of Swansea

James Sanchez of Northbrook


DSC_0028_largeANN ARBOR, Mich. – USA Hockey announced today the 22-player roster for its 2014 U.S. National Under-17 Team, which will compete at the 2014 Under-17 Four Nations Tournament Dec. 16-20, in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

The roster includes 20 full-time members of the 2014-15 U.S. National Under-17 Team, part of USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program based in Ann Arbor, Michigan. A complete Team USA roster can be found here.

The event, which will take place at the Ann Arbor Ice Cube, includes Team USA, as well as teams from Russia, Slovakia and Switzerland. Each team plays three round-robin contests before Championship Saturday (Dec. 20), which features a third-place game and the championship game. A complete tournament schedule can be found below.

Tickets for the tournament, which will feature some of the best 17-and-under hockey players in the world, are available now. Tournament passes include tickets to all games and are $40 for adults and $20 for seniors and students. Single-day tickets are also available and include access to two games. Prices are $12 for adults, $7 for seniors and students, and $5 for groups of 10 or more. All tickets are general admission.

To purchase tickets, call (734) 327-9251 or complete the online ticket order form.


Team USA is the defending champion and has won six of the last seven tournaments … The event marks the first tournament hosted by the U.S. in Ann Arbor since the 2012 Under-18 Four Nations Tournament … Groups interested in attending may email Jake Wesolek (jakew@usahockey.org) for more information … To apply for media credentials, click here … Parking at the Ann Arbor Ice Cube is free-of-charge and available on a first-come, first-serve basis … Each day of the tournament will feature giveaways to patrons … NHL, USHL and NCAA scouts will receive one free ticket per day with a valid ID.

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