Local skaters selected to U.S. Hlinka tourney roster
Malden Catholic forward Matt Filipe (Lynnfield, Mass.), Tabor Academy forward Erik Foley (Mansfield, Mass.) and Phillips Exeter defenseman Spenser Young (Brentwood, N.H.) made the cut.
Filipe and Foley were selected to the tournament featuring the best U-18 talent acrosse the glove, after both participated in the U.S.A. Hockey Select-17 Festival in New York.
The Hlinka Tournament will be held at sites in the Czech Republic and Slovakia in August.
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