PLYMOUTH, Michigan – USA Hockey announced today the 22-player roster, which includes Aurora’s Sean Dhooghe, for its U.S. National Under-17 Team, which will compete at the 2015 Under-17 Four Nations Tournament to be held Dec. 16-20, in Púchov, Slovakia.
The roster includes 19 full-time members of the 2015-16 U.S. National Under-17 Team, part of USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program based in Plymouth, Michigan. Click HERE for a complete Team USA roster.
Team USA will compete against teams from Russia, Slovakia and Switzerland in the round-robin tournament. The U.S. placed second in last year’s event held at the Ann Arbor Ice Cube in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
The U.S. National Under-17 Team has claimed the tournament title five of the last six seasons and eight times total dating back to 2001 … The official tournament website can be found here … Follow @USAHockeyNTDP and @USAHockeyScores on Twitter for tournament updates and join the conversation on social media by using the#4NationsU17 tag … Don Granato (Downers Grove, Ill.) will serve as head coach for the U.S. National Under-17 Team in the event. Joining Granato on the bench will be assistant coach Nick Fohr (Grand Forks, N.D.) and intern assistant coach Greg Moore(Lisbon, Maine).