Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 10/18/14
MINNEAPOLIS -- University of Minnesota defenseman BradySkjei came so close to making the United States roster for last year's WorldJunior tournament. He's hoping the second time around will be the charm.Skjei and Gophers teammate Hudson Fasching were both namedto the preliminary roster for Team USA. The team's camp begins Dec. 15, withpractices starting on the 19th. Both Skjei and Fasching will have to wait untilDec. 23 to find out if they made the roster.The man in charge of narrowing down that list is Gophershead coach Don Lucia, who will serve as the coach for the United States in thisyear's tournament. The event takes place in Angelholm, Sweden, from Dec.26-Jan. 5."I think we have a good group," Lucia saidWednesday. "We're still evaluating. We may add another player or two afterthis weekend, but we're excited about our group. I thought we had a goodsummer. We improved a lot during the course of the camp."Skjei, a sophomore defenseman, ...
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