Jake Hale Named To 2017 U.S. Under-17 Select Team For Five Nations Tournament

Minnesota Duluth verbal commitment Jake Hale out of Minneapolis was named Thursday to the 2017 U.S. Under-17 Select Team for the Five Nations Tournament Aug. 23-27 in Ostrava, Czech Republic.

Hale was one of twenty players selected for the team after this week’s USA Hockey Boys Select 16 Player Development Camp in Amherst, N.Y. Also competing in the Five Nations Tournament will be Switzerland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Germany.

The United States won last year’s Five Nations Tournament in Frisco, Texas for its seventh title in nine tournaments.

Hale is coming off a sophomore season of 21 goals and 25 assists in 26 games for Minneapolis.