NOTRE DAME, Ind. — Preventing Irish freshman ahead Landon Slaggert has been named to USA Hockey’s roster for its upcoming camp forward of the 2021 Worldwide Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship.
All advised, 29 gamers have been invited to Staff USA’s camp, which can start on Dec. 6 in Plymouth, Michigan. Twenty-five gamers will transfer on to comprise the ultimate roster for the U.S. Nationwide Junior Staff, which is tentatively scheduled to be introduced on Dec. 13.
The 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship will happen from Dec. 25, 2020, by means of Jan. 5, 2021, in Edmonton, Alberta. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the match can be performed with all 10 groups in a contest bubble and no spectators allowed at Rogers Place. Staff USA opens play on Dec. 25 versus Russia.
Slaggert, who earlier this fall was invited to Staff USA’s Nationwide Junior Staff Analysis Camp on Oct. 8-13, has performed in all 4 of Notre Dame’s video games this season. He registered his first profession level with an help on Nate Clurman’s aim in Notre Dame’s 3-2 win at third-ranked Michigan on Nov. 27. Slaggert’s older brother, Graham, additionally had an help on that aim.
The Landon Slaggert File
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- Slaggert performed for the USNTDP for the previous two seasons earlier than becoming a member of Notre Dame.
- For the 2019-20 season enjoying with the U18’s, he skated in all 47 video games and scored 13 targets and added 11 assists for twenty-four factors.
- In 19 USHL video games, he totaled 10 factors on six targets and 4 assists.
- Additionally performed within the 2020 Biosteel All-American Recreation the place he recorded an help.
- Helped Staff USA win the 5 Nations Match in Sundsvall, Sweden (November 2019).
- In 2018-19, he skated in 48 video games with the U17 workforce, scoring 10 targets and including 14 assists for twenty-four factors.
- Additionally in 2018-19, he skated for Staff USA within the U17 4 Nations Match (second) and the World U17 Hockey Problem.
- Earlier than becoming a member of the NTDP, Slaggert helped information the Chicago Mission to the Excessive Efficiency Main Bantam crown in 2017.
- The South Bend, Indiana, native is the brother of present Notre Dame junior ahead Graham Slaggert and son of Irish affiliate head coach Andy Slaggert.
Notre Dame At The IIHF World Junior Championship
- Final season, present juniors Jake Pivonka and Spencer Stastney turned Notre Dame’s twenty first and twenty second gamers to participate within the prestigious match once they skated for Staff USA on the 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship (Czech Republic).
- Previous to Pivonka and Stastney, former Irish captain and present Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Andrew Peeke was the final Irish participant to make Staff USA’s World Junior Championship roster (2018).
- Peeke was additionally the final Irish participant to earn a medal on the occasion by serving to the U.S. safe bronze in Buffalo in 2018.
- Notre Dame’s different medalists embrace Anders Bjork (bronze in 2016), Mario Lucia (gold in 2013), Kyle Palmieri (gold in 2010 and bronze in 2011), Kyle Lawson (bronze in 2007) and Ben Simon (silver in 1997).
Subsequent Up For The Irish
- The Preventing Irish start a six-game homestand to shut out the opening portion of their 2020-21 schedule, starting with a two-game non convention sequence versus Arizona State on Thursday, Dec. 3 (NHL Community) and Friday, Dec. 4 (NBCSN).
- Each video games on the Compton Household Ice Enviornment will start at 7 p.m.