Men's Cadet National Team

Cadet Men Take First Three Matches At Darko Cukic Memorial Tournament


The 2018 USA Cadet Men's National Team is 3-0 so far at the Darko Cukic Memorial Tournament
The 2018 USA Cadet Men's National Team is 3-0 so far at the Darko Cukic Memorial Tournament
Aug. 10, 2018

Belgrade, Serbia - August 10 - The USA Men's Cadet National Team started the defense of their Darko Cukic Memorial Tournament crown with three straight wins this week in Serbia. Team USA defeated Australia 13-4, Slovakia 17-2 and the Netherlands 14-5. Team USA still has matches against Serbia and Malta to finish out group play. 

Chase Dodd scored four goals in the win over Australia as Team USA jumped out to a 6-1 lead at halftime and followed with a five goal third quarter. West Temkin and Griffen Price combined for nine saves in net as Team USA went a perfect 7/7 on the power play. 

Gray Carson powered a monster offensive effort for Team USA against Slovakia in a 17-2 victory. Ahead 8-2 at halftime, Team USA put the match away in the third quarter with a seven goal outburst. Temkin and Price again did the job in net, this time racking up seven saves.

The win over the Netherlands was powered by three goals apiece from Dodd and Jack Martin. The Dutch were coming off a close loss to Serbia and battled with Team USA early trailing by just two goals after the first quarter. Team USA pulled away outscoring the Netherlands 7-1 over the second and third quarters. Price was big in net with 11 saves, Temkin bolstered the effort with four stops of his own.

Scoring

USA 13 (4, 2, 5, 2) C. Dodd 4, Z. Frazier 3, M. Sarkadi 3, M. Frese 1, J. Martin 1, L. McCarroll 1, G. Watson 1 
AUS 4 (0, 1, 2, 1)
Saves - USA - Temkin 4, Price 5
6x5 - USA - 7/7 - AUS - 1/7
Penalties - USA 0/1 - AUS - 0/1

USA 17 (5, 3, 7, 3) G. Carson 3, Z. Frazier 2, M. Sarkadi 2, L. McCarroll 2, G. Watson 2, J. Martin 1, J Matos 1, W. Mundelius 1, C. Dodd 1, A. Wattson 1, M. Frese 1
SVK 2 (2, 0, 0, 0)
Saves - USA - Temkin 4, Price 3
6x5 - USA - 2/2 - SVK - 1/5
Penalties - USA 1/2 - SVK - 0/1


USA 14 (4, 2, 5, 2) C. Dodd 3, J. Martin 3, L. McCarroll 1 , Z. Frazier 1, G. Watson 1, G. Carson 1, J Matos 1, M. Frese 1, W. Temkin 1
NED 5 (2, 0, 1, 2)
Saves - USA - G. Price 11, W Temkin 4
6x5 - USA - 2/6 - NED - 4/6
Penalties - USA 3/3 - NED - 0/0

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