Action continued at the Boys Select 17 Player Development Camp in Amherst. Before the games started, the goalies had a video session back at the dorms. Hlinka Gretzky Cup goalie coach Kevin Moore began the session by talking about mental toughness and encouraging the goaltenders.
They then had the opportunity to listen to two-time Olympic silver medalist Brianne McLaughlin speak about her experiences at the Olympics. McLaughlin is here coaching the goalies. One of the main themes of camp has been about national pride, and she talked about being able to represent the United States. David Lassande followed with different highlight clips of goalies,
Each team also attended a presentation from Roger Grillo, USA Hockey ADM Regional Manager and assistant coach for the Hlinka Gretzky Cup on age appropriate training.
White 4, Navy 2: Jack Williams scored twice as White beat Navy for their second win. Ryan Kirwan and Owen Michaels also scored for White, as TJ Semptimphelter made 23 saves. Patrick Schmiedlin and Jakob Karpa scored for Navy.
Royal 9, Grey 7: This matchup was the highest scoring matchup of the week. On the winning side, Mark Estapa scored a hat trick, and Aidan Thompson had four assists. David Ma and Cameron Berg each had three points, while David Sacco, Nicholas Ostbloom, Nicholas DeSantis, Landon Parker and Evan Bushy all scored. Cross Hanas recorded a hat trick and added two assists for five points on Team Grey. Matthew MacDonald also had five points on two goals and three assists. Matthew DeBoer and Jason Marsella also scored.
Gold 3, Kelly 2: In a tightly contested matchup, Team Gold edged out Team Kelly. Tristan Rand scored both goals for team Kelly, while three different players scored for Gold. Aidan Cobb, Tiernan Shoudy and Jack Horbach all lit the lamp for Gold, and Brandon Shantz made 23 saves.
Forest 3, Columbia 2 (SO): After pulling their goalie late, Team Forest was able to tie up the game and send it to a shootout, eventually earning the victory. Dalton Wright scored both goals for Forest. Victor Czerneckianair and Mitchell Smith each scored for Columbia. Tucker Tynan made 22 saves for Forest and Nicholas Pineo stopped 24 on the other side.
Red 7, Black 0: Team Red earned another victory, and did so in convincing fashion. Raythan Robbins made 18 saves in the shutout. Alexandros Gaffney recorded a hat trick, while Avery Hayes had two goals and three assists. Gerard Keane and Kienan Draper also scored for Red.