Quantcast
skip navigation
Home Tickets Teams Schedule/Results News History Staff Housing

U.S. National Under-18 Team Named USOC Team of Month

05/07/2014, 5:45pm EDT
By USA Hockey

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The 2014 U.S. Men’s National Under-18 Team was named the United States Olympic Committe Team of the Month for April it was announced Tuesday.

The U.S. captured its eighth gold medal at the International Ice Hockey Federation Men’s Under-18 World Championship, held April 17-27 in Lappeenranta and Imatra, Finland. Team USA finished the tournament with an overall record of 6-0-0-1 (W-OTW-OTL-L) and posted two shutouts en route to winning the gold medal. The victory marked Team USA’s eighth tournament title, including five in the last six years, and its 11th consecutive top-three finish in the tournament.

In the gold-medal game, Auston Matthews (Scottsdale, Ariz.) had two goals and Sonny Milano (Massapequa, N.Y.) registered one goal and two assists as the U.S. Men's National Under-18 Team defeated the Czech Republic, 5-2, at Lappeenranta Arena on April 27. Jack Dougherty (Cottage Grove, Minn.) and Dylan Larkin (Waterford, Mich.) added single tallies and Alex Nedeljkovic (Parma, Ohio) made 15 saves in the victory.

More News

Popular Articles & Features

Chad Krys Learned His Love of Hockey From His Father

11/18/2014, 8:00am EST
By Becky Olsen

Mark Krys played professionally in U.S. and Europe before coaching Chad.

U18s coming off two-game USHL sweep over weekend.

Luke Opilka Growing, Improving in Year 2 With NTDP

11/12/2014, 8:00am EST
By Becky Olsen

U18 goalie benefitted from intense summer training.

Tag(s): News  Teams  Under-17 Team Home  U.S. National Under-17 Team  Under-18 Team Home  U.S. National Under-18 Team