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US Tops Italy At 2018 Turin Para Ice Hockey Tournament

TURIN, Italy — Josh Misiewicz (La Grange, Ill.) and Brody Roybal (Northlake, Ill.) each tallied a goal and an assist as the U.S. National Sled Hockey Team topped Italy, 6-0, here today in its first game of the 2018 Turin Para Ice Hockey International Tournament at the Palaghiaccio Tazzoli. “I thought we got better as […]

USA Hockey’s Jim Johannson Passes Away

  Jim Johannson, assistant executive director of USA Hockey and the general manager of the 2018 U.S. Olympic men’s ice hockey team, passed away in his sleep early this morning at his home in Colorado Springs. Johannson, born March 10, 1964, in Rochester, Minnesota, had a life-long career in hockey and was one of the […]

US Takes Gold at 2018 IIHF U18 Women’s World Championship

DMITROV, Russia – Four players recorded two goals apiece as the U.S. Under-18 Women’s National Team defeated Sweden, 9-3, to claim the gold medal at the 2018 International Ice Hockey Federation Under-18 Women’s World Championship here tonight at the Ice Palace. “I’m really proud of the way we played tonight,” said Joel Johnson, head coach […]

US Tops Canada In SO, 4-3, In U18 Women’s Worlds Semifinals

DMITROV, Russia – Britta Curl (Bismarck, N.D.) and Makenna Webster (St. Louis, Mo.) scored in the shootout and Lindsay Reed (New Vernon, N.J.) stopped the final four shots she faced in the shootout as the U.S. Under-18 Women’s National Team overcame a two-goal deficit in the final period to defeat Canada, 4-3, here today in […]

Williamsville, NY Native Leggio Along With Maxwell Added To US Olympic Hockey Team Roster

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Hockey announced today that goaltenders David Leggio (Williamsville, N.Y.) and Brandon Maxwell (Winter Park, Fla.) have been named to the 2018 U.S. Olympic Men’s Ice Hockey Team. The duo join the first 23 players named to the 2018 U.S. Olympic Men’s Ice Hockey Team on Jan. 1 and complete the […]

US Skates Past Canada At U18 Women’s Worlds

DMITROV, Russia – Five players scored goals, including two from Taylor Heise (Lake City, Minn.), as the U.S. Under-18 Women’s National Team earned a 6-2 victory over Canada here today in its final preliminary-round game at the 2018 International Ice Hockey Federation Under-18 Women’s World Championship. With the victory, Team USA (2-1-0-0/W-OTW-OTL-L) secures the top […]

US Edges Russia, 5-3, At U18 Women’s Worlds

DMITROV, Russia – Taylor Heise (Lake City, Minn.) scored twice and eight different players collected points as the U.S. Under-18 Women’s National Team topped Russia, 5-3, here today in its second game at the 2018 International Ice Hockey Federation Under-18 Women’s World Championship. “It was a real plus to see us capitalize on those early […]

US Tops Sweden In OT In U18 Women’s Worlds Opener

DMITROV, Russia – Makenna Webster (St. Louis, Mo.) netted the game-winner 2:47 into overtime as the U.S. Under-18 Women’s National Team topped Sweden, 2-1, here tonight in its first game at the 2018 International Ice Hockey Federation Under-18 Women’s World Championship. “This was a great hockey game and I thought Sweden did a great job […]

Team USA Wins Bronze At World Junior Tournament

By Warren Kozireski — A program first as Team USA defeated Czech Republic 9-3 to win the bronze medal at the IIHF Under-20 World Junior tournament in Buffalo. It marks the first time Team USA has medaled in three consecutive years. NY Islander draft pick Kieffer Bellows broke Jeremy Roenick’s Team USA mark for most […]

Team USA Loses To Sweden In World Junior Semi-Finals

By Warren Kozireski — Buffalo, NY — Team USA falls to Team Sweden 4-2 in the World Junior semi-finals in Buffalo ending their bid to repeat. They do have a chance to medal for the third consecutive year for the first time in the program’s history in the Bronze Medal game Friday at 4pm. “We have […]

Taylor Heise Named Captain Of 2018 US U18 Women’s National Team

DMITROV, Russia – Forward Taylor Heise (Lake City, Minn.) has been named captain of the 2018 U.S. Under-18 Women’s National Team, it was announced today by USA Hockey. In addition, Gracie Ostertag (Shakopee, Minn.), Dominique Petrie (Beverly Hills, Calif.) and Madeline Wethington (Edina, Minn.) were tabbed alternate captains. “Taylor is a real positive and encouraging […]

US Beats Russia To Advance To 2018 World Juniors Semis

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Kieffer Bellows (Edina, Minn./Portland Winterhawks) scored twice and Joseph Woll (St. Louis, Mo./Boston College) made 27 saves to lead the U.S. National Junior Team past Russia, 4-2, tonight in its quarterfinal game of the 2018 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship here at KeyBank Center. “What a terrific effort by our […]

Rochester, NY Native Gionta Named Captain of US Men’s Olympic Team

By David Satriano @davidsatriano / NHL.com Staff Writer– Forward Brian Gionta was named captain of the United States men’s hockey team for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics on Monday. Gionta, who hasn’t played in the NHL this season, played 17 seasons from 2001-17 with the New Jersey Devils, Montreal Canadiens and Buffalo Sabres. He was on […]

US U18 Women’s National Team Heads To Russia For U18 Women’s World Championship

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The 2018 U.S. Under-18 Women’s National Team heads to Dmitrov, Russia, this week to compete in the 2018 International Ice Hockey Federation Under-18 Women’s World Championship. The United States, which enters the tournament as the three-time defending champion, will compete in Group A alongside Canada, Sweden and host Russia. The roster […]