UConn's Tage Thompson And Joseph Masonius Vie For Spot On U.S. National Team (J. Altavilla)

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  1. huskymedic

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    Adam Huska should be the starting goalie for the Slovakian team for the tournament.

    As a result, UConn will be without Huska for the Desert Hockey Classic. If Thompson and/or Masonius make the roster, they will be missing too.

    I do not believe Masonius will make the roster but Thompson has a chance.
     
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    Corey Pronman@coreypronman 8 hours ago
    Tage Thompson-STL and Jack Roslovic-WPG impressed in the morning sessions. Thompson showed more skill than I've seen previously. Roslovic electric with his speed and creativity.
     
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    Hat trick for Thompson against Finland. Only through two periods.
     
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    Today, Thompson survived first round of cuts. Masonius was cut.
     
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    You called that one...he had a Mt Everest type uphill battle with all the talent that the US has on the blue line.
     
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    BU might allow 7 total goals all season.
     
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    Their PP will be sick
     
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    Tage is playing for US vs Canada on right now on NHL network
     
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    Tage is playing well. Getting more ice time as the game rolls along.
     
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    Andrew Weiss
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    Didn't get to see Tage Thompson last yr @ UConn but what a complete package he's become. Skates, size, offensive ability, play w/o puck, etc
     
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    He nearly scored at the end of the game. Had the puck right in front and chipped it wide.
     
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    How does it work? Does Tage come back to UConn or go to the AHL or something else?
     
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    He'll be back on UConn - The 2017 World Jr. Championships are from Dec. 26-Jan. 5. He'll miss any games in that period if he makes team.
     
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    ^ will play for UConn this upcoming season and maybe season after that.
    Blues want him to gain weight and working on strength and conditioning, skating, and overall gameplay.

    I doubt he'll graduate and stay his senior year, but he might. Then, he'll play for Chicago Wolves(Blues AHL affailate) and then may get called up to play with the big boys in NHL
     
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    A lot of offense on our blue line, but these guys all have to learn/be able to actually play defense.
     
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