COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Forwards Vince Hinostroza (Bartlett,
Ill./Univ. of Notre Dame) and Zach Stepan (Hastings, Minn./Minnesota
State Univ.) and defenseman Jaccob Slavin (Erie, Colo./Colorado College)
have been added to the preliminary roster for the 2014 U.S. National
Junior Team, USA Hockey announced today.
The 29 players on the preliminary roster will take part in a training
camp Dec. 15-18 at the University of Minnesota's Mariucci Arena in
Minneapolis, in preparation for the International Ice Hockey Federation
World Junior Championship Dec. 26, the 2013-Jan. 5, 2014, in Malmo,
Sweden. The training camp will continue in Angelholm, Sweden, before the
final 23-man roster is announced on Dec. 23.
The U.S. will play three games before the start of the IIHF World
Junior Championship, including Dec. 17 against Minnesota State
University in Mankato, Minn., and contests in Angelholm vs. Finland on
Dec. 20 and Sweden on Dec. 22.
For the complete preliminary roster, click here.
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