Saginaw Spirit Forward and Captain Vince Trocheck has earned a roster spot on Team USA's World Junior Team.
The squad will compete in the 2013 World Jr. Hockey Championship to be played in Ufa, Russia beginning December 26.
The captain leads the Spirit in scoring with 50 points in 35 games; he is tied for 5th in the OHL in points scored.
Trocheck joins Spirit goalie Jake Paterson at the event as he is with Team Canada.
Trocheck was selected by the Florida Panthers in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.