Thirteen NTDP Alums Named to World Junior Preliminary Roster

Aubrey Yates
December 7, 2017

Seven members of the 2017 U.S. National Junior Team that won gold a year ago will return along with Woll. "There is a specific style of play Coach Motzko (U.S. head coach Bob Motzko) and his staff intend to utilize, and while there are still some hard decisions to make, our staff is excited to begin identfiying a roster that can ultimately win a gold medal in Buffalo".

USA Hockey announced today the preliminary 28-man roster for the 2018 U.S. National Junior Team that will play at the 2018 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship from December 26, 2017- January 5, 2018 in Buffalo, New York. The most recent WMU player to appear at the World Junior Championship was Frederik Tiffels for Germany. The sophomore forward sits tied for third on the team in scoring this season with 17 points on four goals and a team-best 13 assists through 17 games.

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Goaltender Joseph Woll and center Aapeli Räsänen have been selected for preliminary rosters in the 2018 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Junior Championship. Notre Dame's other medalists include Mario Lucia (gold in 2013), Kyle Palmieri (gold in 2010 and bronze in 2011), Kyle Lawson (bronze in 2007) and Ben Simon (silver in 1997). -Canada matchup, but this year, it has an extra twist - it will be played outdoors for the first time.

Peeke and the No. 4 Fighting Irish continue Big Ten play this weekend with a two-game series at 12th-ranked Wisconsin (Dec. 8-9). A native of Walpole, Massachusetts, Colleran spent the previous three years working with the men's hockey and soccer programs at Providence College.

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