COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Tickets are currently on sale for the 2013 USA Hockey National Junior Evlauation Camp that will take place Aug. 3-10 in Lake Placid, N.Y., USA Hockey announced today. Team USA will face Canada, Finland and Sweden throughout the week in preparation for the the 2014 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship, Dec. 26, 2013-Jan. 5, 2014, in Malmo, Sweden.
Tickets can be purchased online at WhiteFaceLakePlacid.com, by phone at (518) 523-3330) or in person at the Olympic Center Box Office. A single-day ticket, which include two games, is available to adults for $15, while students (17 & under) and seniors (65 & older) are $10. A full-session pass, which includes 10 games, is $70 for adults and $45 for students and seniors. All games will be played at the Olympic Center's 1980 Herb Brooks Arena. A full schedule of games is below.
The roster for the 2013 USA Hockey National Junior Evaluation Camp will be released Thursday (June 7) afternoon. The players invited to camp will be auditioning for spots on the 2014 U.S. National Junior Team.
The United States has medaled in three of the last four IIHF World Junior Championships, including gold 2013 and 2010 and bronze in 2011.
NOTES: Don Lucia (Plymouth, Minn.), head coach of the University of Minnesota men's ice hockey team, was named head coach of the 2014 U.S. National Junior Team on March 23. The assistant coaches are Bob Motzko (St. Cloud, Minn.), head coach of the St. Cloud State University men's ice hockey team, Greg Brown (Scituate, Mass.), associate head coach of the Boston College men's ice hockey team and David Lassonde (Denver, Colo.) assistant coach of the University of Denver's men's ice hockey team. The video coordinator is Dan Muse (Clinton, Conn.), assistant coach of Yale University's men's ice hockey team ... Jim Johannson (Colorado Springs, Colo.), USA Hockey's assistant executive director of hockey operations, is serving as the general manager of Team USA for the fifth consecutive year ... The U.S. will compete in a group with Canada, Czech Republic, Germany and Slovakia at the 2014 IIHF World Junior Championship. For more information about the tournament, click here.
|Sun., Aug. 4||USA White vs. Sweden||1:00 p.m.|
|USA Blue vs. Finland||4:00 p.m.|
|Mon., Aug. 5||USA Blue vs. Sweden||1:00 p.m.|
|USA White vs. Finland||4:00 p.m.|
|Wed., Aug. 7||Canada vs. Finland||1:00 p.m.|
|USA vs. Sweden||4:15 p.m.|
|Thurs., Aug. 8||USA vs. Finland||1:00 p.m.|
|Canada vs. Sweden||4:15 p.m.|
|Sat., Aug. 10||USA vs. Canada||1:00 p.m.|
|Finland vs. Sweden||4:15 p.m.|