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David Farrance, J.D. Greenway Added to U.S. Roster for 2017 World Jr Showcase

07/30/2017, 9:55am EDT
By USAHockey.com

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Defensemen David Farrance (Victor, N.Y./U.S. National Under-18 Team (NTDP)) and J.D. Greenway (Canton, N.Y./Univ. of Wisconsin (Big Ten)) have been added to the U.S. roster for the 2017 World Junior Summer Showcase at USA Hockey Arena in Plymouth, Michigan.

Farrance, who helped the U.S. claim the gold medal at the 2017 International Ice Hockey Federation Under-18 Men's World Championship in Poprad and Spisska Nova Ves, Slovakia, will arrive today and skate for USA White. A member of the bronze medal-winning U.S. Men's National Under-18 Team at th 2016 IIHF Under-18 Men's World Championship in Grand Forks, North Dakota, Greenway will arrive tonight and skate for USA Blue starting tomorrow. 

Team USA's roster now includes 25 forwards, 15 defensemen, and four goaltenders. For Team USA's updated roster, click here.

The 2017 World Junior Summer Showcase continues today at USA Hockey Arena with USA Blue facing Finland at 1 p.m. ET, followed by USA White versus Sweden at 4 p.m. ET. The Showcase serves as an audition for players seeking to make their federation team that will compete at the 2018 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship, Dec. 26, 2017 – Jan. 5, 2018, in Buffalo, New York. For the full 2017 World Junior Summer Showcase schedule, click here.

NOTES: Tickets can be purchased online here or by calling the USA Hockey Arena Box Office at 734-453-8400 ... NHL Network will televise the 2017 World Junior Summer Showcase beginning Wednesday (Aug. 2), while HockeyTV is providing live streaming coverage of today's two games as well as the U.S.-Canada split-squad matchups on Tuesday (Aug. 1) ... Defenseman Ryan Lindgren(University of Minnesota) and forward Will Lockwood (Bloomfield Hills, Mich./Univ. of Michigan), will both continue to skate in practices but not participate in games ... Bob Motzko (St. Cloud, Minn.) is the head coach of the 2018 U.S. National Junior Team ... The assistant coaches for Team USA are Greg Brown (Scituate, Mass.), Grant Potulny (Minneapolis, Minn.), Kris Mayotte (Pittsburgh, Pa.) and Steve Miller (Colorado Springs, Colo.) ... Dan Muse (Geneva, Ill.) and Toby Petersen (Minneapolis, Minn.) are serving as guest camp coaches … USA Hockey's international council, chaired by Gavin Regan (Potsdam, N.Y.), vice president of USA Hockey, has oversight responsibilities for all U.S. national teams.

2017 World Jr Showcase U.S. Game Schedule

Date Game Result
Sat., July 29 USA White vs. Finland W, 4-2
USA Blue vs. Sweden L, 3-4
Sun., July 30 USA Blue vs. Finland W, 4-1
USA White vs. Sweden W, 4-3
Tues., Aug. 1 Canada Red vs. USA White W, 8-2
Canada White vs. USA Blue L, 1-2
Wed., Aug. 2 USA vs. Sweden W, 3-2
Fri., Aug. 4 Finland vs. USA W, 4-3
Sat., Aug. 5 USA vs. Canada W, 7-5

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