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13 Minnesotans advance to USA Hockey Women's National Festival

The 32-woman roster will be narrowed down to 23 at the festival in August. Players will be competing for a roster spot on Team USA.

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Elly Klepinger of Minnetonka celebrates her power play goal in front of the Skipper fan section in the Class AA state girls hockey quarterfinals on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2022, at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.
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ST. CLOUD, Minn. — The 76-person roster at the U18 Select Camp has been narrowed down to just 32 players. These select few will compete at the USA Hockey Women's National Festival, taking place Aug. 8-13 in Buffalo, New York.

The 32 players will be competing for a spot on the U18 Women's National Team, which will play in the 2023 U18 Women's World Championships in Sweden in January.

Thirteen Minnesotans made the roster cut to advance to the festival. Six players come from Minnetonka High School.

The full roster can be found below. An asterisk denotes a current Team USA player.

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The sophomore defender announced her commitment after a successful season with the Skippers that ended in a Class AA second-place finish.

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Sydney Wolf is a reporter for The Rink Live, primarily covering youth hockey. She joined the team in November of 2021 and graduated from St. Cloud State University with a B.S. in Mass Communications and a minor in Writing and Rhetoric Studies and was a part of the University Honors Program.
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