Gophers pepper training camp roster for National Team World Juniors
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USA Hockey on Tuesday announced its 2014 training camp roster for the National Team World Junior Championships, and there are a few local faces in the crowd.
Don Lucia will coach the squad, and two of his players have a chance to make the roster. Forward Hudson Fasching and defenseman Brady Skjei both are on the training camp roster.
That's not where the local ties stop. Mariucci Arena will host training camp tryouts for the defending gold medalist USA.
This year's tournament is will be in Malmo, Sweden, with preliminary rounds beginning the final week of December. The medal games, for those looking ahead that far, will be Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014.