PLYMOUTH, Mich. – Tickets are now on sale for the 2016 USA Hockey National Junior Evaluation Camp that will take place at USA Hockey Arena from July 30-August 6, 2016. Forty-two Americans will audition for a spot on the 2017 U.S. National Junior Team that will compete in the 2017 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship, December 26, 2016, through January 5, 2017, in Montreal and Toronto, Canada.
All sessions are day tickets (one price for both games) and will be general admission with the exception of Saturday, August 6, which will have reserved seating available. Games on Sunday, July 31, and Monday, August 1, are $5, while games on Wednesday, August 3, and Friday, August 5, will be $10. Games on Saturday, August 6, will be $15. Parking is free with the exception of August 6, where there will be a $5 charge per vehicle.
Tickets are available by calling the USA Hockey Arena Box Office at 734-453-8400 or clicking links below. A complete camp game schedule can be found below.
|Sun., July 31||USA White 3, Sweden 6
USA Blue 8, Finland 1
|Mon., Aug. 1||USA Blue 6, Sweden 4
USA White 8, Finland 2
|Wed., Aug. 3||Finland 2, Canada 1 (OT)
USA 4, Sweden 3
|Fri., Aug. 5||Sweden 5, Canada 1
Finland 2, USA 1
|Sat., Aug. 6||Finland 3, Sweden 2 (SO)
USA 5, Canada 1
The camp provides local fans the opportunity to reconnect with several members of last season’s U.S. National Under-18 Team, a part of USA Hockey National Team Development Program. Members from last year’s team who will be attending the camp include forwards Joey Anderson, Kieffer Bellows, Clayton Keller, and Trent Frederic; defensemen Adam Fox, J.D. Greenway, Chad Krys, Ryan Lindgren, and Luke Martin; and goaltenders Jake Oettinger and Joseph Woll.
Additionally, 35 of the 42 Americans set to attend the camp have been drafted by NHL clubs, including 22 who were selected at the 2016 NHL Draft last weekend. Of those 35 players, 11 are first round selections, including 2016 selections Bellows (N.Y. Islanders), Logan Brown (Ottawa), Keller (Arizona), Trent Frederic (Boston), Luke Kunin (Minnesota), Max Jones (Anaheim), Charlie McAvoy (Boston), Tage Thompson (St. Louis), Matthew Tkachuk (Calgary), Riley Tufte (Dallas) and 2015 selection Brock Boeser (Vancouver).
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