Merrimack head coach Mark Dennehy is current in the Czech Republic, on the coaching staff for USA Hockey’s U-17 national team taking part in the Five Nations Tournament. On Monday, Team USA opened the tournament with an exhibition win over HC Vitkovice’s U-18 team, 6-2.
Next up, Team USA will open Five Nations Tournament play Thursday against Switzerland at 3 p.m. local time/9 a.m. ET in Ostrava, Czech Republic.
Follow the U.S. Under-17 Men’s Select Team every step of the way at TeamUSA.USAHockey.com.