- Associated Press - Thursday, December 24, 2015

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) - Two University of North Dakota forwards have been named to the final roster of the U.S. team for the World Junior hockey tournament.

Sophomore Nick Schmaltz and freshman Brock Boeser have been attending training camp for the tournament, which begins Saturday and runs through Jan. 5 in Helsinki, Finland.

Schmaltz has three goals and a nation-leading 23 assists in 20 games this season. He also leads the country with a plus-minus rating of plus-29. It is second straight selection to Team USA.

Boeser leads all freshmen in the country with 13 goals and plus-minus rating at plus-22.

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