COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Fighting Irish freshman forward Landon Slaggert has been invited to Team USA’s 2021 U.S. National Junior Team Evaluation Camp, which will be held from Oct. 8-13 in Plymouth, Michigan.
Slaggert, a South Bend native and brother of current Notre Dame junior forward Graham Slaggert and the son of Irish associate head coach Andy Slaggert, was one of 39 players invited by USA Hockey to participate in the camp.
The camp will be part of the evaluation process for selecting the U.S. National Junior Team that will compete in the 2021 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship Dec. 25, 2020, through Jan. 5, 2021, in Edmonton, Alberta.
Last season, current juniors Jake Pivonka and Spencer Stastney became Notre Dame’s 21st and 22nd players to take part in the prestigious tournament when they skated for Team USA at the 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship (Czech Republic).
The Landon Slaggert File
Forward | South Bend, Indiana | USNTDP
- Slaggert played for the USNTDP for the past two seasons.
- For the 2019-20 season playing with the U18’s, he skated in all 47 games and scored 13 goals and added 11 assists for 24 points.
- In 19 USHL games, he totaled 10 points on six goals and four assists.
- Also played in the 2020 Biosteel All-American Game where he recorded an assist.
- Helped Team USA win the Five Nations Tournament in Sundsvall, Sweden (November 2019).
- In 2018-19, he skated in 48 games with the U17 team, scoring 10 goals and adding 14 assists for 24 points.
- Also in 2018-19, he skated for Team USA in the U17 Four Nations Tournament (second) and the World U17 Hockey Challenge.
- Before joining the NTDP, Slaggert helped guide the Chicago Mission to the High Performance Major Bantam crown in 2017.
- The South Bend, Indiana, native is the brother of current Notre Dame junior forward Graham Slaggert and son of Irish associate head coach Andy Slaggert.
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