U.S. Roster Picked for Hlinka Gretzky Cup
Commits among those selected from Select 17 camp.

photo
Northeastern’s Cayden Primeau helped lead the U.S. to a second-place finish in the 2016 Hlinka Cup.

Sixteen NCAA commits are among the 21 players named to the 2018 U.S. Under-18 Men’s Select Team that will compete in the Hlinka Gretzky Cup next month in Alberta.

The roster was chosen from participants at the USA Hockey Boys Select 17 Player Development Camp, which concluded Monday in Amherst, N.Y.

USA Hockey Hlinka Gretzky Cup Site

Ten schools have committed recruits on the roster, led by North Dakota with three and Boston University, Harvard and Michigan State with two each.

Newly rebranded as the Hlinka Gretzky Cup, the tournament is an annual event held each August for national under-18 teams from around the world. This year’s event will be held Aug. 6-11 in Red Deer and Edmonton, Alberta, the first time the tournament has been held in North America since 1996.

This year’s even will feature teams from Canada, Czech Republic, Finland, Russia, Slovakia, Sweden, Switzerland and the United States.

2018 U.S. Under-18 Men’s Select Team
Player 2017-18 Team NCAA Team
Goaltenders
Derek Mullahy Dexter School Harvard
Dustin Wolf Everett (WHL)  

Defensemen
Dylan Davies Chicago Mission 16U Uncommitted
Michael Feenstra Dubuque (USHL) Michigan State
Mike Koster Tri-City (USHL) Minnesota
Mitchell Miller Cedar Rapids (USHL) North Dakota
Luke Reid Penticton (BCHL) North Dakota
Cade Webber Rivers School Boston University

Forwards
Sam Colangelo Lawrence Academy Northeastern
John Farinacci Dexter School Harvard
Josh Groll Anaheim Jr. Ducks 16U Michigan
Aaron Huglen Roseau HS (Minn.) Minnesota
Jackson Jutting Prior Lake HS (Minn.) Colorado College
Arthur Kaliyev Hamilton (OHL)  
Michael Mancinelli Madison (USHL) North Dakota
Robert Mastrosimone Chicago (USHL) Boston University
Josh Nodler Fargo (USHL) Michigan State
Tyler Paquette Des Moines (USHL) Penn State
Nicholas Robertson Peterborough (OHL)  
Grant Silianoff Cedar Rapids (USHL) Notre Dame
Luke Toporowski Spokane (WHL)