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6 Minnesotans named to USA Hockey roster for U-17 Five Nations Tournament

The Minnesotans are goaltender Caleb Heil of Victoria, defensman John Stout of Deephaven and forwards Carson Pilgrim of Salol, Michael Risteau of Lakeville, Dallas Vieau of Duluth and Will Zellers of Maple Grove.

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2006 prospects skating in the game between team white and team black at the Northtown Center.
Kirsten Krull / The Rink Live

AMHERST, N.Y. — USA Hockey announced its roster for the 2022 Five Nations Tournament, with six Minnesotans making the cut. The players were selected from the Boys 16 Player Development Camp this week, which featured the best skaters born in 2006 from around the country.

Twenty players made the roster to be coached by Dan Jablonic, with Nick Oliver and Jimmy Mullin serving as assistant coaches.

Dallas Vieau, who helped the Hawks win a Minnesota Class A state championship as a sophomore last year, will compete in the Under-17 Five National Tournament in August in Colorado Springs.

The Minnesotans are goaltender Caleb Heil of Victoria, defensman John Stout of Deephaven and forwards Carson Pilgrim of Salol, Michael Risteau of Lakeville, Dallas Vieau of Duluth and Will Zellers of Maple Grove.

You can view the full roster here .

In last year's tournament, Team USA finished in first place with a perfect 4-0 record. The team picked up wins against the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany and host Switzerland.

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The tournament begins for Team USA on Aug. 9 as they take on Germany at 8 p.m. CST. You can view the full schedule here.

The tournament will take place Aug. 9-13 at Ed Robson Arena in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Kirsten Krull covers juniors and prospects for The Rink Live. She is a 2020 St. Cloud State graduate, and has been working in the hockey world for over six years, covering many levels of the game from juniors to the NHL.
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