Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Yale's John Hayden named alternate captain of Team USA

John Hayden, Yale's leading scorer, was named an alternate captain of the U.S. entry into the World Junior Championships. Boston University freshman Jack Eichel is the team captain. Defenseman Will Butcher, a sophomore at Denver, is the other alternate captain.

The U.S. has wins over Boston University and Germany in exhibitions leading into the World tournament, set to begin Dec. 26 in Toronto and Montreal. The U.S. plays Sweden today in the last tune-up leading into the opener against Finland in Montreal, to be televised live (3 p.m.) by the NHL Network.


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