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U17 Five Nations Roster

07/18/2016, 10:30am CDT

Future USHL players were named to USA Hockey's Under-17 Select Team that will compete in the U17 Five Nations Tournament.

Photo By Dan Hickling/Hickling Images


USA Hockey announced the 20-man roster for the U.S. Under-17 Select Team that will compete at the Under-17 Five Nations Tournament at the Dr. Pepper StarCenter Arena Frisco from Aug. 9-13 in Frisco, Texas. All 20 players, born in the year 2000, have been either drafted or tendered by USHL teams including 11 players already with college commits.


First Last Hometown USHL Team College Commitment
Jack Randl Carpentersville, IL Omaha Lancers University of Michigan (Big Ten)
Gavin Hain Grand Rapids, MN Sioux Falls Stampede University of North Dakota (NCHC)
Ryan Savage Scottsdale, AZ Fargo Force Miami University (NCHC)
T.J. Walsh Shrewsbury, MA Cedar Rapids RoughRiders Boston College (Hockey East)
Matt Gould Weymouth, MA Sioux Falls Stampede Providence College (Hockey East)
Jeremy Davidson Kalamazoo, MI Bloomington Thunder
Blake McLaughlin Grand Rapids, MN Chicago Steel University of Minnesota (Big Ten)
Jack Drury Winnetka, IL Waterloo Black Hawks Harvard University (ECAC)
Devlin McCabe North Oaks, MN Madison Capitols University of Minnesota-Duluth (NCHC)
Calen Kiefiuk Macomb, MI Bloomington Thunder University of Michigan (Big Ten)
Ben Helgeson Lake Elmo, MN Waterloo Black Hawks
John Malone Madison, NJ Youngstown Phantoms
Christian Krygier Novi, MI Lincoln Stars
Jacob Semik Canton, MI Dubuque Fighting Saints University of Michigan (Big Ten)
Stanislav Demin Cypress, CA Des Moines Buccaneers
Ethan Frisch Moorehead, MN Green Bay Gamblers
Brady Smith Palatine, IL Bloomington Thunder University of Wisconsin (Big Ten)
Jace Foskey Southlake, TX Tri-City Storm
Drew Deridder Fenton, MI Cedar Rapids RoughRiders
Isaiah Saville Anchorage, AK Madison Capitols

USA Hockey announced in February that the 2016 Under-17 Five Nations Tournament will be held at the Dr. Pepper StarCenter Arena Frisco in suburban Dallas, Texas. It will be a return home for Southlake, TX native Jace Foskey (Tri-City Storm).


The annual tournament, which features many of the world’s best hockey players under the age of 17, will include national teams from the Czech Republic, Germany, Slovakia and Switzerland, in addition to the United States.


Team USA won the Under-17 Five Nations Tournament last year, finishing undefeated in Arosa, Switzerland. It marked the sixth championship in eight tries for Team USA, which also claimed top honors in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010 and 2008. The 2011 championship was the last time Five Nations was played on American soil in and featured future NHL standouts Kyle Okposo (Des Moines Buccaneers/Buffalo Sabres) and Justin Faulk (Team USA/Carolina Hurricanes).


Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, the USHL celebrates its 14th season as the nation's only Tier I junior hockey league in 2015-16.  A record 37 players were chosen in the 2015 NHL Draft and more than 375 players on team rosters last season committed to NCAA Division I schools, further establishing the USHL as the world’s foremost producer of junior hockey talent.

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