Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Team USA falls to Russia 5-3

Team USA was defeated in their first official game in the 2007 Under-18 Memorial of Ivan Hlinka by Russia 5-3 today. Mike Cichy, who will join North Dakota in the fall of 2008, had a pair of assists for Team USA, while Nate Dewhurst, a '08 recruit for Denver, scored a goal for the U.S. Jordy Murray (Wisconsin, 2008) also had an assist.

Team USA takes on Finland in their second of three first-round games tomorrow.

UPDATE: UMD recruit Brady Hjelle (2008) started in goal for the U.S. He made 28 saves in the loss.