University of North Dakota freshman forward Rocco Grimaldi is among 27 players named to the 2013 U.S. National Junior Team preliminary roster by USA Hockey. The 27 players will attend training camp Dec. 16-18 at the New York Rangers' Madison Square Garden Training Center in Tarrytown, N.Y. The final 23-man roster announcement scheduled for Dec. 23.
The 2013 U.S. National Junior Team will compete at the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Junior Championship Dec. 26, 2012-Jan. 5, 2013, in Ufa, Russia.
Grimaldi has registered five goals and six assists in 14 games this season.