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Import Draft Selection Marek Alscher Named to Czech Republic U18 National Roster for Hlinka Gretzky Cup

July 27, 2021 - Western Hockey League (WHL) - Portland Winterhawks News Release

Portland, Ore. - The Czech Republic announced its U18 National Roster for the Hlinka Gretzky Cup Tuesday, naming Winterhawks 2021 CHL Import Draft selection Marek Alscher to the team.

Alscher, 17, was named to the roster after a successful 2020-21 campaign with the Pelicans U18 club in Finland, posting 14 points in 27 games.

The 2021 Hlinka Gretzky Cup will take place in Breclav, Czech Republic and Piestany, Slovakia from August 2-7. Alscher and the Czech Republic will compete against Finland, Germany, Russia, Russia, Slovakia, Switzerland, Sweden and the United States.


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