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Jacob Trouba invited to team USA World Championship Training Camp

by Staff Writer / Winnipeg Jets

The Winnipeg Jets Hockey Club is proud to announce that Jets prospect Jacob Trouba has been invited to the 2013 U.S. Men’s National Team Training Camp. The team will compete at the International Ice Hockey Federation Men’s World Championship May 3-19 in Helsinki, Finland and Stockholm, Sweden.

Trouba, 19, played in 37 games with the University of Michigan Wolverines during the 2012-13 season. In that time, the Rochester, MI native recorded 29 points (12G, 17A) along with 88 penalty minutes. Trouba was named to the 2013 CCHA All-Rookie Team determined by a vote of the conference’s head coaches and was also named Best Offensive defenceman for the CCHA.

Trouba has won three medals for Team USA during his career, most recently a gold medal at the 2013 World Junior Championships in Ufa, Russia. He also took home a gold medal at the 2011 World Junior Ice Hockey U-18 Championships and a silver medal in the 2010 World U-17 Hockey Challenge.

He was originally drafted by the Winnipeg Jets in the first round, ninth overall, in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.

Jacob Trouba
Born Feb 26 1994 -- Rochester, MI
Height 6.01 -- Weight 183
Selected by Winnipeg Jets round 1 #9 overall 2012 NHL Entry Draft

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