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Hinostroza Makes Russia Return

April 28, 2016 - Waterloo, Iowa - Four years after starring for the Waterloo Black Hawks during the 2012 Junior Club World Cup in Siberia, forward Vince Hinostroza will represent the United States in St. Petersburg during the 2016 IIHF Men's World Championships, USA Hockey announced Thursday. The United States Men's National Team will take the ice during the sport's top annual international competition May 6th through 22nd. Last season, Team USA claimed a bronze medal. The 2016 IIHF Men's World Championship will include teams from 16 nati... Full Story

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Bobcats Set to Face Bruins in Division Finals for Fourth Time

April 28, 2016 - BISMARCK, ND - For the fourth time in the last five seasons, the Central Division title will come down to the Bismarck Bobcats and the Austin Bruins; for just the second time, the best-of-five-game Central Division Finals will begin at the VFW Sports Center with a 7:15pm Friday start. "You look at the Central Division, at the Central Cup, it just always seems to come down to the Bobcats and the Bruins," noted Bobcats head coach and general manager Layne Sedevie, whose side also faced Austin in the divisional final in 2012... Full Story

Sammy Steele Makes D1 Commitment

April 28, 2016 - The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights, proud members of the NAPHL, are pleased to announce that 16U forward Sammy Steele has committed to play NCAA Division I hockey at Arizona State University. The commitment is for the 2019-20 season. Steele, 16, just completed his first season of playing in the NAPHL. The native of Hummelstown, Pennsylvania, played in 25 regular season games for the 16U Knights and was 2nd overall in NAPHL 16U scoring with 43 points (15 goals, 28 assists). Steele (6'3/185) also appeared in 11 games w... Full Story

Keyser Earns 'Ivan Tennant Award' as Top Academic High School Player in the OHL

April 28, 2016 - Toronto, ON - The Ontario Hockey League today announced Flint Firebirds Kyle Keyser as the recipient of the league's Ivan Tennant Memorial Award, being the Top Academic High School Student for the 2015-16 season. Kyle Keyser, a 17-year-old rookie from Coral Springs, Florida, achieved a 95% average during the 2015-16 academic year with a full six-course workload at Grand Blanc High School where he studied American Government, American Literature, Business, Chemistry, Economics, and Life Skills. "It feels great to earn t... Full Story

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