Moorhead native Borgen selected to US Olympic hockey team

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The United States will name their men's and women's Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic ice hockey teams and Paralympic hockey team in a high-profile address on New Year's Day.

Bozek played in four world championships and was one of the top defensemen at the 2014 Olympics, making the all-tournament team after contributing four assists and a goal.

Pfalzer, who starred at Boston College, is also no stranger to worldwide play.

A senior US official has cast doubt over whether USA athletes will able to compete at the 2018 Winter Olympics in amid heightened tensions with the. Every kid dreams of playing in the Olympics and I'm the same way. It's the first time since 1998 National Hockey League players will not be featured in the event.

Forwards Meghan Duggan, Brianna Decker and Hilary Knight and goaltender Alex Rigsby were announced Monday as being part of this year's U.S. Olympic women's hockey team. Terry and Greenway won World Junior gold with the USA past year.

If there aren't any late changes, it'll be the first time since 1972 that the US men's Olympic team hasn't featured a current or former Badgers player.

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He warned that Iran will use its right to reciprocate the enemies' hostile moves in a way that they will regret their deeds. Iranians were hoping for improved living conditions following the nuclear deal and the lifting of some worldwide sanctions.

The U.S. team is coached by former Gophers goaltender Robb Stauber of Medina. The initial US roster includes the admittedly "semi-retired" Gionta, three players from the AHL in Bourque, Bobby Butler and John McCarthy, four from college and 15 now playing in leagues across Europe. Henrik Lundqvist, who has been in goal for all four of the wins, stopped 31 shots to help the Rangers improve to 6-2-3 in their last 11 overall.

Morin, Boston College defenseman Cayla Barnes and former BC forward Haley Skarupa were added to the roster, which meant three players would have to be cut to reach the Olympic limit of 23.

He is the second Badgers coach to lead a U.S. Olympic team.

The Winter Olympics will take place from February 9-25. Four others have played for Canada and one for Austria.

Team USA opens Olympic play at 2:40 a.m. ET on Sunday, Feb. 11 against Finland, followed by a 7:10 a.m. game against Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation on Tuesday, Feb. 13, and concludes round-robin play 10:10 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14 against Canada. Nicole Hensley has played on the last two world championship teams, and Maddie Rooney picked up a game of experience at the 2017 world championships.

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