USA Hockey cut 13 players Tuesday, leaving 31 players in attendance at the national junior evaluation camp in Lake Placid, N.Y.
The players that remain, including 24 with college connections, will play exhibition games against Canada, Finland and Sweden later this week.
The players are auditioning for a spot on the U.S. National Junior Team that will take part in the 2014 IIHF World Junior Championship that will be held Dec. 26, 2013-Jan. 5, 2014, in Malmo, Sweden.
The national junior team will be selected following a pre-tournament camp Dec. 15-18 in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area.
|Player's Name||Position||School (*incoming recruit)|
|Thatcher Demko||G||Boston College (* 2014)|
|Mike Brodzinski||D||Minnesota *|
|Will Butcher||D||Denver *|
|Connor Clifton||D||Quinnipiac *|
|Matt Grzelcyk||D||Boston University|
|Ian McCoshen||D||Boston College *|
|Brett Pesce||D||New Hampshire|
|Steve Santini||D||Boston College *|
|Taylor Cammarata||F||Minnesota *|
|J.T. Compher||F||Michigan *|
|Tommy DiPauli||F||Notre Dame|
|Hudson Fasching||F||Minnesota *|
|Jake Guentzel||F||Nebraska-Omaha *|
|Tyler Motte||F||Michigan *|
|Dan O'Regan||F||Boston University|
|Zach Stepan||F||Minnesota State *|
|Dominic Toninato||F||Minnesota-Duluth *|