USA Hockey will wind down its summer by sending 22 U18 players, including 16 who are eligible for the 2013 NHL draft, overseas to compete in the 2012 Memorial of Ivan Hlinka. The six-day tournament scheduled for August 13th-17th will feature Select teams from Canada, Czech Republic, Finland, Russia, Slovakia, Sweden and Switzerland.


Erne among Hlinka hopefuls
Roster highlights include QMJHL scoring star Adam Erne and recently-inked Kitchener Rangers recruit Justin Bailey, as well as over 10 others who helped USA skate to a first-place finish at the U17 Five Nations Tournament last August.

The full roster:

GOALIES
Thatcher Demko, Omaha Lancers, USHL (2013)
Devin Williams, Erie Otters, OHL (2014)

DEFENSEMEN
Connor Clifton, New Jersey Hitmen, EJHL (2013)
Anthony DeAngelo, Sarnia Sting, OHL (2014)
Mike Downing, Dubuque Fighting Saints, USHL (2013)
R.J. Gicewicz, Nichols School, NY-HS (2014)
Teemu Kivihalme, Burnsville, MINN-HS (2013)
Parker Reno, Edina, MINN-HS (2013)
Tom Vanelli, Minnetonka, MINN-HS (2013)

FORWARDS
Justin Bailey, Indiana Ice, USHL (2013)
Jason Cotton, Colorado Thunderbirds U16, CAHA (2013)
Adam Erne, Quebec Remparts, QMJHL (2013)
Gabe Guertler, Fargo Force, USHL (2013)
Karson Kuhlman, Cloquet, MINN-HS (2014)
Vinni Lettieri, Lincoln Stars, USHL (2013)
Jimmy Lodge, Saginaw Spirit, OHL (2013)
Sean Malone, Nichols School, NY-HS (2013)
Drew Melanson, Delbarton, NJ-HS (2013)
Trevor Moore, Tri-City Storm, USHL (2013)
Andrew Oglevie, Cedar Rapids RoughRiders, USHL (2013)
Corey Ronan, St. Sebastian's School, MASS-HS (2014)
Matt Weis, Green Bay Gamblers, USHL (2013).