Wednesday, August 20, 2008

US-CAN U22/U18 series begin today

(Team USA U22 team, photo from usahockey.com, Team Canada U22 team, photo from hockeycanada.com)

The U22 and U18 series begin today, featuring a number of Badgers.

U22
Team Canada and Team USA will faceoff tonight at 6 pm CDT, Friday at 6 pm CDT, and Saturday at 8:30 am CDT in Pierrefonds, Québec.

The US U22 roster was previously released and includes Meghan Duggan, Hilary Knight, and Erika Lawler. The US U22 team, of course, participated in the National Festival (departing on the 18th for Pierrefonds), and you can find Festival game notes and player stats here.

Team Canada just recently released its U22 roster. Incoming freshman Brittany Haverstock is the only Badger on the team, with Mallory Deluce, Jasmine Giles, and Carolyne Prévost not making the cut. Scroll to page 18 for Brittany's Team Canada profile.

Below is the practice and game schedules for the U22 series.

Monday, August 18
12:45 p.m. Canada – practice

Tuesday, August 19
10:00 a.m. Canada – practice
12:00 p.m. USA – practice

Wednesday, August 20
9:00 a.m. Canada – practice
10:00 a.m. USA – practice
7:00 p.m. Canada U22 vs. USA U22

Thursday, August 21
12:00 p.m. USA – practice
2:00 p.m. Canada – practice

Friday, August 22
9:00 a.m. USA – practice
10:00 a.m. Canada – practice
7:00 p.m. Canada U22 vs. USA U22

Saturday, August 23
9:30 a.m. Canada U22 vs. USA U22


U18
Team Canada and Team USA will faceoff tonight at 6 pm CDT, Friday at 6 pm CDT, and Saturday at 9 am CDT in Lake Placid, NY.

No Badgers on the U18 team for either country, but Mark Johnson is the head coach of the US U18 team.

One player of interest on Team Canada is defenseman Kayleigh Fratkin, a possible UW recruit.


LINKS
Hockeycanada U22 home page, game results
Usahockey U22 event home page
Hockeycanada U18 home page, game results
Usahockey U18 event home page, game results