Although the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament received most of the attention in August, another prospect showcase that took place in Slovakia, the U17 Five Nations Tournament, also featured some potential future NHL Draft material.
After dropping an opening-day overtime loss to Finland at the 2013 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament, the USA bounced back on Day 2 to take a 4-2 victory over Russia. One of the scoring stars in that game for Team USA was forward Nick Schmaltz, who netted a goal and chipped in two assists for a three-point game.
When Austin Poganski takes the ice for the U.S. Under-18 Select Team this weekend at the 2013 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament, much will have changed since the St. Cloud, MN native made his red, white and blue debut last year.
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