Saturday, July 03, 2010

Eight from state to play for U-17 Selects

Twenty players who participated at USA Hockey's Boys' Select 16 Player Development Camp have been selected for the 2010 U.S. Under-17 Select Team that will compete at the 2010 Under-17 Five Nations Tournament Aug. 18-22, in Huttwil, Switzerland.

The Boys' Select 16 Player Development Camp took place from June 25-July 1 at the Sports Centre at MCC in Rochester, N.Y.

The Five Nations Tournament will include teams from the Czech Republic, Germany, Slovakia, Switzerland and the United States. Sean Tremblay will serve as head coach and Matt Herr will be the assistant coach for the team.

Of the 20 players named Friday, eight are from Michigan, including both goalies, two defensemen and four forwards.

Brandon Hope, Canton (Honeybaked)
Jimmy Howe, Northville (Little Caesars)

Troy Donnay, Fenton (Belle Tire)
Grant Webermin, Novi (Honeybaked)

Riley Barber, Livonia (Compuware)
Joe Cox, Chelsea (Compuware)
Sheldon Dries, Macomb (Honeybaked)
Nick Schilkey, Smiths Creek (Honeybaked)

Full roster can be found HERE.

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