The roster for the 2019 U.S. Under-17 Men’s Select Team will be chosen following the conclusion of the week-long Boys Select 16 Player Development Camp, which opens today at Northtown Center in Amherst, New York. Notable NHL and international players who have represented the U.S. Under-17 Men’s Select Team include Brock Boeser (2013), Dustin Brown (2000), Patrick Kane (2004), Ryan McDonagh (2005) and Troy Terry (2013).
USA Hockey’s annual Player Development Camps provide top young players with on- and off-ice training and instruction as well as the opportunity to compete at the national level against other top players from their age group. At the 2019 NHL Draft from June 21-22, 59 American players were drafted, including 52 who skated in a USA Hockey Player Development Camp.
For a camp roster and schedule, click here.
NOTES: In addition to the U.S., the 2019 Under-17 Five Nations Tournament will also include teams from Switzerland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Germany … Last year, Team USA skated to its 12th consecutive top-three finish, posting two wins and two losses to take third place … Since 2007, the United States has claimed first place at the Five Nations tournament seven times, the most recent championship coming in 2017. The team also placed first in 2016, 2015, 2013, 2012, 2011, and 2010 … For more history on the U.S. Under-17 Men’s Select Team and the Under-17 Five Nations Tournament, click here.