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Eight to Represent Massachusetts in 2018 Winter Games

By Mass Hockey , 01/03/18, 8:45PM EST


Eight Massachusetts native were named to the 2018 U.S. Men's and Women's Olympic teams on January 1. 

Congrats to you all and best of luck in the quest for gold in Pyeongchang, South Korea!

Don't forget, the 2018 Winter Olympics being February 9. The U.S. women will open play first, taking on Finland on Feb. 11. The U.S. men will begin Group B play on Feb. 14 against Slovenia.  

2018 Winter Olympic Website

On the men's side five Massachusetts natives will take the ice with Team USA -- the highest represented state on the team. In addition to the players, assistant coaches Scott Young (Clinton native and U.S. and Massachusetts Hockey Hall of Fame member) and Keith Allain (Worcester native and 2013 NCAA National Championship and Current Yale Head Coach) will also be representing Massachusetts.

2018 U.S. Men's Olympic Roster

No. Name Pos Birthdate Hometown College
17 Chris Bourque  F 01/29/86 Boston Boston University
15 Bobby Butler F 04/26/87 Marlborough University of New Hampshire
16 Ryan Donato F 04/09/96 Scituate Harvard University
7 John McCarthy F 08/09/86 Boston Boston University
5 Noah Welch D 08/26/82 Brighton Harvard University

For the women, three players from Massachusetts will dot the roster, in addition to assistant coach Paul Mara (Belmont native and NHL Veteran) and USA Hockey Communications Manager Andrea Mazzarelli (Revere). 

2018 U.S. Women's Olympic Roster

No.  Name Pos. Birthdate Hometown College
6 Kali Flanagan D 09/19/95 Burlington Boston College
10 Meghan Duggan F 09/03/87 Danvers University of Wisconsin
22 Kacey Bellamy D 04/22/87 Westfield University of New Hampshire

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