UND's Brock Boeser reacts as a slapshot hits his ankle in front of the Denver net in the first period   Saturday at the Ralph Engelstad Arena in Grand Forks. photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald

Boeser, Schmaltz Make WJC Team

Brock Boeser and Nick Schmaltz have made the final U.S. World Junior roster. USA Hockey released the final roster at 2 a.m., showing the final cuts as Boston University forward recruit Clayton Keller and Minnesota defenseman Ryan Collins. Moorhead’s Will Borgen, a rookie at St. Cloud State, also made the final roster. The only other…
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Schmaltz, Boeser Make Initial WJC Roster

Nick Schmaltz and Brock Boeser are both on the initial United States roster for the World Junior Championship. Crookston’s Paul Bittner, who plays in the WHL, and Moorhead’s Will Borgen, who plays at St. Cloud State, also are on the roster. Schmaltz and Boeser will leave for camp at Boston University immediately after this weekend’s…
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Schmaltz On Final Roster, WJC Set To Go

The U.S. is still waiting to make one more cut before tomorrow’s World Junior opener, but it won’t be Nick Schmaltz. The final move will be a defenseman, which means Schmaltz has officially made the USA team roster. This marks the 11th time in 13 years that UND has had a rep at the World…
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Trouba Leads Post-gold Song This Year

Michigan defenseman Jacob Trouba led what has become the traditional post-gold U.S. World Junior song. If you remember, UND’s Danny Kristo led the song when the Americans won gold three years ago in Saskatoon.

Grimaldi Stars As U.S. Wins Gold

Trailing 1-0 in the second period, Rocco Grimaldi scored back-to-back goals and linemate Vince Trocheck added an empty netter as the U.S. beat Sweden 3-1 to win the gold medal at the World Junior Championship in Ufa, Russia. Grimaldi was named the U.S. player of the game. After hitting both posts on a first-period shot,…
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