COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Hockey announced today the 95 players that have been invited to the 2016 USA Hockey Women's National Festival, which will take place August 8-14, at the Olympic Center in Lake Placid, New York.
The festival is an annual training session that will also be used to select two 22-player rosters for a pair of series against Canada held simultaneously from August 17-21 in Calgary, Alberta, at Canada Olympic Park. The U.S. entries will feature an Under-18 Select Team and Under-22 Select Team.
Twenty-one members of the U.S. Women's National Team that won gold at the 2016 International Ice Hockey Federation Women’s World Championship and 21 members of the U.S. Women's National Under-18 Team that won gold at the 2016 IIHF Under-18 Women’s World Championship will take part in the festival.
NOTES: All practices and scrimmages associated with the 2016 USA Hockey Women's National Festival will be open to the public. Members of the media can register for a festival credential ... The rosters for the U.S. Women's Select Teams (U18 and U22) that will play Canada August 17-21 in Calgary, will be announced August 13. All six games in Calgary will be streamed live at FASTHockey.com.