20 Recruits on U-17 Rosters

Boston College, Western Michigan each feature three commits in World Under-17 Challenge.
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Western Michigan recruit Ben Blacker will represent Team Ontario at the World Under-17 Challenge (Photo by Phillip Sutherland / OJHL Images).

Twenty college commits, 16 of them representing the United States, will participate in the 2014 World Under-17 Challenge from Dec. 28-Jan. 4 in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.

Commitments | World Under-17 Hockey Challenge

The event features 10 teams, five of them from regions in Canada. Those Canadian teams are made up primarily of Canadian Hockey League players, but do feature four college recruits - three of whom are committed to Western Michigan.

Boston College joins WMU with three recruits participating, all for the U.S. The 22-player U.S. squad is comprised of players from the U.S. Under-17 Team from the National Team Development Program. In addition to BC, Harvard, Michigan, Notre Dame and Wisconsin all have multiple recruits on that roster.

In all, 12 schools have a committed recruit participating in the tournament, while several other participants are uncommitted as of yet.

Each game of the 2014 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge are to be streamed live, and will also available on-demand, at FASTHockey.com.

Recruits at the World Under-17 Challenge

Cameron Lee Providence
Ben Blacker Western Michigan
Colton Conrad Western Michigan
Wyatt Kalynuk Western Michigan
United States  
Nick Boka Michigan
Jeremy Bracco Harvard
Christian Evers North Dakota
Christian Fischer Notre Dame
Casey Fitzgerald Boston College
Michael Floodstrand Harvard
Noah Hanafin Boston College
Luke Kunin Wisconsin
Michael Lackey Princeton
Joseph Masonius New Hampshire
Charles McAvoy Boston University
Luke Opilka Wisconsin
Jack Roslovic Miami
Matt Tkachuk Notre Dame
Brendan Warren Michigan
Colin White Boston College


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