Former UMaine hockey coach Bob Corkum has his USA Under-18 Select Team in the semi-final round of the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament being played in the Czech Repulblic and Slovakia.

Corkum's USA squad is the #1 seed in its pool after wins over the Czech, Russia and Slovakia. The only loss came in overtime to Finland.

The semi-final round is Friday and the championship game is Saturday.

The Under-18 Select team is made up of many high school and prep school players, as well as junior hockey players. Many of the players are headed to college hockey.


August 3-10 • Breclav, Czech Republic & Piestany, Slovakia

Date Opponent Time (EDT)
Aug. 3 Czech Republic (Exhib.) W, 1-0
Aug. 5 Finland L, 2-3 OT
Aug. 6 Russia W, 4-2
Aug. 7 Slovakia W, 5-2
Aug. 9 Czech Republic Semifinals 1 p.m.
Aug. 10 Championship/Third place TBD