USA Hockey announced the 22 players that they’ll be sending to Slovakia and the Czech Republic in August for the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup, and the list included three from the OHL.
The list includes two defencemen and one forward. Zach Wilkie of the Niagara IceDogs and the Kitchener Rangers’ Doug Blaisdell will be patrolling the blueline for the States, while Ryan Moore of the Windsor Spitfires is the lone forward named from the Ontario Hockey League.
The 2014 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup runs from August August 11th – 16th with games held in Breclav, Czech Republic, and Piestany, Slovakia.
Bryan Thiel is a freelance broadcaster who’s covered the OHL from rink side and the broadcast booth. He’s also filed feature reports on the OHL for the past three seasons. You can follow him on Twitter at BryanThiel_88.