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USA Hockey announced today the 42 players that have been invited to the USA Hockey National Junior Evaluation Camp from July 30-August 7, at USA Hockey Arena in Plymouth, Michigan, which includes Rangers’ forward and Freeport, NY native, Jeremy Bracco.
The players will audition for a spot on the U.S. National Junior Team that will take part in the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship from December 26, 2016 through January 5, 2017 in Montreal and Toronto.
For the complete list of players invited to the 2016 USA Hockey National Junior Evaluation Camp, click here.
Of the 42 players attending, five are returnees from last year’s U.S. National Junior Team that claimed the bronze medal at the 2016 IIHF World Junior Championship in Helsinki, Finland. Additionally, 31 players have won medals at IIHF events. For a breakdown, click here.
The United States, which has medaled in four of the last seven IIHF World Junior Championships (gold – 2010, 2013; bronze – 2011, 2016), aims to claim back-to-back medal finishes for the second time ever (2010 – gold, 2011 – bronze).
The week-long camp will include 10 international competitions between Canada, Finland, Sweden and the United States. For a complete camp schedule, click here.
For more information, visit USAHockey.com.