Thursday, August 16, 2007
Team USA defeats Slovakia 5-3
After losing their first two games in the 2007 Under-18 Memorial of Ivan Hlinka, Team USA bounced back today to defeat Slovakia by a 5-3 score. From a WCHA perspective, Denver recruit Nate Dewhurst scored two goals for the U.S., with Minnesota recruit Aaron Ness chipping in a goal as well. North Dakota recruit Mike Cichy and Wisconsin recruit Jake Gardiner had assists. UMD recruit Brady Hjelle got the win in goal for the U.S.