Bob Corkum Coaches USA Select Team To Semi-FInals
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
|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|