June 26, 2017 - United States Hockey League (USHL) - U.S. National Team
PLYMOUTH, Mich. -- The 2017 World Junior Summer Showcase will take place July 29-August 5 in the Detroit suburb of Plymouth at USA Hockey Arena and today organizers announced that daily ticket passes are on sale now.
The event features players from four nations - the U.S., Canada, Finland and Sweden - auditioning for a spot to represent their country in the 2018 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship, which will take place Dec. 26, 2017 - Jan. 5, 2018, in Buffalo, New York.
"We are excited to bring this event back to USA Hockey Arena and showcase international matchups against Canada, Finland and Sweden," said Jim Johannson, assistant executive director of hockey operations for USA Hockey and general manager of the 2018 U.S. National Junior Team. "It will be an exciting week of hockey that will give fans a sneak peek of what is to come in Buffalo."