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Team USA Orientation Camp Roster Released

from USA Hockey,

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Hockey today announced that 48 players, representing 24 National Hockey League teams, have been invited to the U.S. Men's National Team Orientation Camp from Aug. 26-27, at Kettler Capitals IcePlex in Arlington, Va.

The camp is designed to assist in preparation for the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, set for Feb. 7-23, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.

Of the 48 players invited to the camp, 16 have previous Olympic experience, including Dustin Brown (Ithaca, N.Y./Los Angeles Kings), Zach Parise (Minneapolis, Minn./Minnesota Wild) andRyan Suter (Madison, Wis./Minnesota Wild), three of the alternate captains on the 2010 U.S. Olympic Men's Ice Hockey Team that captured the silver medal.

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PDXWing's avatar

Does anyone know if any part of the US orientation camp is open to the public?

Posted by PDXWing on 07/22/13 at 04:49 PM ET

Paul's avatar

PDX, According to USA Hockey PR some events will be open to the public and that information will be release at a later time.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 07/22/13 at 05:00 PM ET

Primis's avatar

Nice to see Dekeyser get an invite.  He won’t make the squad, but that’s hardly the point.  Inviting him is more of a “In four years he’ll likely be here legitimately on the squad anyways soooooo…” kind of thing.

Posted by Primis on 07/22/13 at 10:10 PM ET

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