Team USA forwards J.T. Miller and Stefan Matteau have committed to play collegiate hockey at the University of North Dakota following their USHL careers.
Miller is currently tied for second in Team USA scoring with four points (4a) through three USHL games played this season. The 17-year-old from East Palestine, Ohio is a member of Team USA's Under-18 squad this season after playing 29 USHL games in 2009-10 for the Under-17 squad and collecting 12 points (5g, 7a).
Matteau is in his first USHL season as a member of Team USA's Under-17 squad. The 16-year-old native of Chicago has one point through three USHL games this season, recording an assist in his USHL debut on October 9th. Stefan is the son of 13-year NHL veteran Stephane Matteau.
Miller and Matteau are joined by Team USA teammates Rocco Grimaldi and Miles Koules who are also committed to attend the University of North Dakota. Eight other USHL players are also committed to play hockey at the school; Michael Parks (Cedar Rapids RoughRiders), Danny Mattson (Chicago Steel), Zane Gothberg (Fargo Force), Colten St. Clair (Fargo Force), Nick Mattson (Indiana Ice), and Jordan Schmaltz (Sioux City Musketeers).
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