Monday, August 13, 2007

Ivan Hlinka Memorial set to begin on Tuesday

The 2007 Under-18 Memorial of Ivan Hlinka tournament is set to being on Tuesday, August 14. Both Team USA and Team Canada feature future WCHA players. Team USA features seven players that are currently committed to play at various WCHA schools. To view those players, click here. To view the entire Team USA roster, click here.

In terms of Team Canada, David Toews -- the younger brother of former North Dakota star Jonathan Toews -- is the only future WCHA player on its roster. He will join UND in the fall of 2008. Click here to view Team Canada's roster.

Future Badger
Štěpán Novotný, who currently plays with the younger Toews at Shattuck-St. Mary's in Fairbault, Minn., is a member of the Czech Republic.

Click here to view the entire tournament schedule. The bronze and gold medal games will be on Saturday, August 18.

Team USA Schedule:

Aug. 14 USA vs. Russia 9:00 a.m. (EST)
Aug. 15 USA vs. Finland 9:00 a.m. (EST)
Aug. 16 USA vs. Slovakia 1:00 p.m. (EST)