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Men's Division 1

Dominic James, Wyatt Kaiser and the U.S. National Junior Team will open the second edition of the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship against Germany on Tuesday night in Edmonton, Alberta.
The 6-foot-1 forward from Woodbury put up 16 points in 29 games for the Pioneers last season as a sophomore and helped lead the team to a third-place finish in Class AA.
The 19-year-old defenseman from Grand Rapids, Minn., will play for the Americans in the tournament, which begins Tuesday
Brock Faber, Matthew Knies and Logan Cooley will skate for Team USA when the 2022 World Junior Hockey Championship begins on Aug. 9, as that trio of Minnesota Gophers was named to the Americans' 25-man roster.

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Roughly 48 hours after parting ways with Mel Pearson, the University of Michigan picked a former Wolverines player — recruited by Pearson — and assistant coach to lead their program for the coming season.
The American team leadership will have a Big Ten flair, with former Michigan standout Thomas Bordeleau and Notre Dame star Landon Slaggert named alternate captains.
With a pair of commitments this week, the Minnesota Gophers will be adding a familiar name at forward and an adopted Minnesotan on defense in future years. Plus, a Gophers captain will wear the C in international competition.
The 6-foot-3 power forward announced his commitment on Aug. 1, the first day that rising juniors were able to give verbal commitments.
After five years as their head coach and another 23 as an assistant coach there, Mel Pearson will not return to coach the Michigan Wolverines next season, per a published report. The dismissal comes in the wake of a damning law firm report on transgressions within the hockey program.
A decade ago, I got to know Mel Pearson when he was a college hockey head coach for the first time, and met one of the sport's good guys. As a damning report on his time at Michigan is revealed, it is fair to be disappointed, bewildered and disgusted.

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Boisvert was a first-round pick in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, but has instead decided to play college.
Vikings will also work with the company on their first jerseys
The Fighting Hawks signed a four-year contract with a pair of two-year options that could take it to eight years.

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