Roster and Scouting Reports on the 2022 U.S. Under-18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup Team

USA Hockey announced today the 24-player roster for its 2022 U.S. Under-18 Men’s Select Team which will compete at the 2022 Hlinka Gretzky Cup in Red Deer, Alberta, July 31-August 6. The roster was announced following the USA Hockey BioSteel Boys Select 17 Player Development Camp hosted at Northtown Center and Daemen University in Amherst, N.Y.

Tri-City (USHL) head coach Anthony Noreen will coach the team.

The U.S. will compete alongside Czechia, Finland and Germany in Group B at the 2022 Hlinka Gretzky Cup. Canada, Slovakia, Sweden and Switzerland will compete in Group A.

The full roster, with links to scouting reports on each player, is below. Click on each player to be taken to their NZ profile, complete with full scouting reports and star ratings.

Goaltenders (3)

Will Ingemann5-11 (180)175 (79)4/22/2005LPlymouth, Minn.Wayzata High (USHS)
Hampton Slukynsky6-1 (185)170 (77)7/2/2005LWarroad, Minn.Warroad High (USHS)
Calvin Vachon5-10 (178)165 (75)7/19/2005LHamilton, Mont.Shattuck-St. Mary’s (USHS)

Defense (8)

Joe Gramer6-0 (183)195 (88)7/14/2005LMoorhead, Minn.Moorhead High (USHS)University of Nebraska Omaha (NCHC)
Michael Hagens6-0 (183)165 (75)2/18/2005LHauppauge, N.Y.Mount St. Charles (USHS)Harvard University (ECAC)
Ty Hanson5-9 (175)170 (77)4/21/2005RHermantown, Minn.Hermantown High (USHS)University of Minnesota Duluth (NCHC)
Charlie Kinsman5-10 (178)180 (82)3/17/2005ROrchard Park, N.Y.Buffalo Jr. Sabres (T1EHL)University of Vermont (HEA)
Gavin McCarthy6-1 (185)180 (82)6/2/2005RClarence Center, N.Y.Muskegon Lumberjacks (USHL)Boston University (HEA)
Zack Sharp6-1 (185)170 (77)3/29/2005LNaperville, Ill.Chicago Mission (HPHL)Western Michigan University (NCHC)
Lucas St. Louis5-11 (180)170 (77)3/30/2005LOld Greenwich, Con.Brunswick School (USHS)Harvard University (ECAC)
Andrew Strathmann5-11 (180)175 (79)2/27/2005LBeach Park, Ill.Tri-City Storm (USHL)University of North Dakota (NCHC)

Forwards (13)

Tanner Adams5-11 (180)175 (79)9/2/2005RNorthport, N.Y.Tri-City Storm (USHL)Providence College (HEA)
Connor Brown5-10 (178)170 (77)5/3/2005REstero, Fla.Waterloo Black Hawks (USHL)Western Michigan University (NCHC)
Mikey Burchill5-10 (178)160 (73)4/29/2005RMundelein, Ill.Dubuque Fighting Saints (USHL)University of Massachusetts (HEA)
Joe Connor5-10 (178)170 (77)3/31/2005LAmherst, N.H.Avon Old Farms (USHS)
Griffin Erdman5-10 (178)175 (79)2/10/2005LWilmington, Del.Long Island Gulls (NEPACK)Dartmouth College (ECAC)
Andrew Kuzma6-0 (183)195 (88)1/29/2005LNaperville, Ill.Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL)
A.J. Lacroix6-0 (183)195 (88)4/25/2005LLivingston, N.J.Chilliwack Chiefs (BCHL)
Will McDonough6-2 (188)195 (88)6/18/2005RDuxbury, Mass.Sioux Falls Stampede (USHL)
Quentin Musty6-2 (188)205 (93)7/6/2005LHamburg, N.Y.Sudbury Wolves (OHL)
Cooper Pierson5-9 (175)171 (77)1/6/2005RZionsville, Ind.Shattuck-St. Mary’s (USHS)University of Denver (NCHC)
Ryan Smith5-10 (178)167 (76)10/3/2005RNorth Tonawanda, N.Y.Buffalo Jr. Sabres (T1EHL)University of Massachusetts (HEA)
Carey Terrance6-1 (185)175 (79)5/10/2005LAkwesasne, N.Y.Erie Otters (OHL)
Will Whitelaw5-9 (175)173 (78)2/5/2005RRosemount, Minn.Shattuck-St. Mary’s (USHS)University of Wisconsin (B10)