Entering the 2018 Hlinka Gretzky Cup, the U.S. Under-18 Men's Select Team has earned 12 all-time top-three finishes in tournament play, including three of the last five years.
Team USA's most recent top-three finish at the Hlinka tournament came in 2016 when it placed second with a 3-2-0-1 (W-OTW-OTL-L) record.
The competition began in 1991 as the Phoenix Cup, and was renamed the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup in 2007 before becoming the Hlinka Gretzky Cup in 2018.
2001 (Three Nations)
U.S. Results at Past Hlinka Gretzky Cups