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Apple Valley star helps Team USA to top finish

By staff reports, 08/23/10, 10:30AM CDT


A.J. Michaelson among Minnesotans on championship under-17 select team

A.J. Michaelson of Apple Valley had two assists in Team USA's 14-2 rout of Germany on Aug. 22 that clinched first place in the Under-17 Five Nations Tournament in Huttwil, Switzerland.

Hastings native Zach Stepan led the U.S. with eight points in four games. Kyle Osterberg, who played for Lakeville South last season, also was on the team. For the full roster, click here.

The U.S. won three of four games to clinch the title, beating the Czech Republic, Switzerland and Germany and losing to Slovakia.

For a pre-tournament feature story on Michaelson, click here.

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