Saturday, April 23, 2016
US and Canada in semifinal action at World U18s
Team USA takes on Finland, while Canada faces Sweden in the semifinals of the IIHF World U18 Championships today. The US-Finland game airs live on the NHL Network at 4 p.m. ET. Five 2016 BU recruits will be in action: Clayton Keller, Kieffer Bellows, Chad Krys and Jake Oettinger for the US, and Dante Fabbro for team Canada. The championship game is set for Sunday.
● USA Hockey game day report
Keller, who leads Team USA in scoring, spoke with Hockeysfuture.com about the US’s approach to the semifinal and how he encouraged teammates to join him as a BU commit. (article and video)
Matt Nieto scored his first playoff goal as the Sharks eliminated the Kings with a 6-3 win.
● NHL.com recap and box score