Friday, December 2, 2011

St pauls '14 selected to play on US Hockey team in Austria

Ryan Bliss '14 is one of 17 American hockey players who will represent the United States Boys 16-Under Select Team at the inaugural Winter Youth Olympic Games. The games will be held at Tyrolean Arean in Innsbruck, Austria from January 13 to 22, 2012. (Full roster)

Bliss and his teammates were selected to the U.S. Team from a group of 180 others who participated in the USA Hockey Boys' Select 15 Player Development Camp back in July, in Rochester, N.Y. These young men represent 11 states and will given a chance to represent their country overseas. The tournaments starts with a four-game round robin against Austria, Canada, Finland, and Russia. The playoff round begins on January 20th and the third-place game is schedule fro January 21st while the championship game will be held on January 22.

Good luck to Ryan and the US Team on their venture across the pond.

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