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2013 IIHF U18 Men's World Championship

Sochi, Russia | April 18-28 | Silver Medal (4-0-0-3)

After compiling a 2-0-0-2 record in the preliminary round, the U.S. Men's National Under-18 Team skated to a 4-0 quarterfinal victory over Sweden before slipping past Russia, 4-3, in the semifinals. In the gold-medal game against Canada, Connor Clifton and Michael McCarron notched goals, but Team USA fell to the Canadians, 3-2. The medal marked the 10th in a row for the U.S., a feat accomplished by no other nation in the history of the IIHF Under-18 Men's World Championship.

Team USA Results

Date Opponent Result
April 14 Canada* W, 4-1
April 18 Russia L, 3-4
April 20 Czech Republic W, 4-3
April 21 Latvia W, 7-1
April 23 Finland L, 1-2
April 25 Sweden (Quarterfinals) W, 4-0
April 26 Russia (Semifinals) W, 4-3 (SO)
April 28 Canada (Gold-Medal Game) L, 2-3

Tournament News

Team USA Falls to Canada in Gold-Medal Game

04/28/2013, 12:00pm EDT
By USA Hockey

Team USA Roster

No. Name Pos. Ht (cm) Wt (kg) Birthdate S/C Hometown
29 Thatcher Demko G 6-3 (191) 190 (76) 1995-12-08 Left San Diego, Calif.
1 Hunter Miska G 6-0 (183) 171 (78) 1995-07-07 Left North Branch, Minn.
30 Blake Weyrick G 6-2 (188) 200 (91) 1996-02-05 Left Ojai, Calif.
27 Gage Ausmus D 6-1 (185) 204 (93) 1995-04-22 Left East Grand Forks, Minn.
4 Will Butcher D 5-10 (178) 200 (91) 1995-01-06 Left Sun Prairie, Wis.
2 Connor Clifton D 5-11 (180) 171 (78) 1995-04-28 Right Matawan, N.J.
21 Clint Lewis D 6-2 (188) 206 (93) 1995-01-12 Left Burnsville, Minn.
16 Steven Santini D 6-1 (185) 208 (94) 1995-03-07 Right Mahopac, N.Y.
6 Keaton Thompson D 6-0 (183) 182 (83) 1995-09-14 Left Devils Lake, N.D.
5 Tommy Vannelli D 6-2 (188) 170 (77) 1995-01-26 Right Minnetonka, Minn.
10 Evan Allen F 5-10 (178) 195 (88) 1995-02-03 Right Sterling Heights, Mich.
7 J.T. Compher F 5-10 (178) 178 (81) 1995-04-08 Right Northbrook, Ill.
8 Dawson Cook F 6-1 (185) 197 (89) 1995-06-15 Left Cadillac, Mich.
18 Jack Eichel F 6-1 (185) 177 (80) 1996-10-28 Right North Chelmsford, Mass.
28 Shane Eiserman F 6-2 (188) 196 (89) 1995-10-10 Left West Newbury, Mass.
22 Hudson Fasching F 6-2 (188) 214 (97) 1995-07-28 Right Burnsville, Minn.
15 John Hayden F 6-3 (191) 221 (100) 1995-02-14 Right Greenwich, Conn.
19 Tyler Kelleher F 5-6 (165) 154 (70) 1995-01-02 Right Longmeadow, Mass.
12 Kevin Labanc F 5-10 (178) 172 (78) 1995-12-12 Right Staten Island, N.Y.
9 Anthony Louis F 5-6 (168) 142 (64) 1995-02-10 Left Winfield, Ill.
13 Sean Malone F 5-11 (180) 185 (84) 1995-04-30 Left West Seneca, N.Y.
24 Michael McCarron F 6-5 (196) 227 (103) 1995-03-07 Right Macomb, Mich.
14 Tyler Motte F 5-9 (175) 184 (83) 1995-03-10 Left St. Clair, Mich.

Coaches & Staff

Senior Director of Operations: Scott Monaghan, Ho-Ho-Kus, N.J.
Head Coach - Don Granato, Downers Grove, Ill.
Assistant Coach - Nick Fohr, Grand Forks, N.D.
Assistant Coach - Josh Brown, Ann Arbor, Mich.
Assistant Coach - Matt Curley, Madrid, N.Y.
Goaltending Coach - Mike Ayers, Hingham, Mass.
Equipment Manager - Jake Visser, Grand Rapids, Mich.
Assistant Equipment Manager - Bob Weiss, Greenfield, Mass.
Team Physician - Dr. Doug Weiss, Dublin, N.H.
Athletic Trainer - Jason Hodges, New Baltimore, Mich.
Communications - Jake Wesolek, Saginaw, Mich.