Nathan Berbe is one of two college players in the National Team training camp.
April 23, 2008
Boston College junior forward Nathan Gerbe has been invited to the U.S. Men's National Team training camp in Portland, Maine, according to an announcement made by USA Hockey.
Gerbe and Boston University junior defenseman Matt Gilroy are the only two college players invited to the camp. The two players will train with Team USA from April 24-30 and will compete in the pre-tournament game against Sweden on April 27 at the Cumberland County Civic Center at 7 p.m. Both Gerbe and Gilroy earned 2008 RBK All-America first-team honors.
The U.S. Men's National Team will compete at the 2008 IIHF World Championship in Quebec City, Quebec, and Halifax, Nova Scotia, May 2-18.
NOTES: Tickets for the April 27 game can be acquired by visiting theciviccenter.com ... Team USA's complete camp schedule can be found at usahockey.com ... John Tortorella, head coach of the Tampa Bay Lightning, is the head coach of the 2008 U.S. Men's National Team. Mike Sullivan, assistant coach of the Tampa Bay Lightning, and Kurt Kleinendorst, head coach of the AHL's Lowell Devils, will serve as assistant coaches for Team USA.