Mattson, Tufte Join USA in Five Nations Win

By KBJR News 1

Mattson, Tufte Join USA in Five Nations Win

August 13, 2014 Updated Aug 13, 2014 at 8:47 PM CST

Crimmitschau, Germany (NNCNOW.com) --- Grand Rapids, Minn. native Mitchell Mattson and University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) commit Riley Tufte joined the United States Under-17 Select team in beating Slovakia 6-2 on Wednesday to start the 2014 Five Nations Tournament.

Garrett Wait scored two goals in the winning effort, while goaltender Ryan Edquist made 32 saves on 34 shots for the Americans.

Team USA will next be in action at 9:15 a.m. CT on Friday against Switzerland in the team's second game of the tournament.

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