Three Minnesotans were named to the U.S. Under-16 Boys' Select Team that will compete in the inaugural Winter Youth Olympic Games this January in Innsbruck, Austria, USA Hockey announced Wednesday.
Benilde-St. Margaret's defenseman Jack Glover (Golden Valley), Edina defenseman Jack Walker and Holy Family forward Shane Gersich (Chaska) help make up the 17-player roster coached by Ben Smith. Michigan native Marcel Godbout, who plays for Shattuck-St. Mary's in Faribault, has also been selected.
Team USA 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games Schedule
Jan. 13-22 • Innsbruck, Austria •Tyrolean Arena
|Sat., Jan. 14||Austria||7:30 a.m.|
|Sun., Jan 15||Canada||1 p.m.|
|Tues., Jan. 17||Finland||10:45 a.m.|
|Wed., Jan. 18||Russia||10:15 a.m.|
|Fri., Jan. 20||Semifinal Game||9:15 a.m.|
|Semifinal Game||1:45 p.m.|
|Sat., Jan. 21||Third-Place Game||9:45 a.m.|
|Sun., Jan. 22||First-Place Game||7:15 a.m.|