Gophers defenseman Jack Sadek and forward Tommy Novak are among 42 players invited to the U.S. national junior team evaluation camp from July 30-Aug. 7 in Plymouth, Mich.
Those 42 players are candidates for the U.S. team that will play in the world junior tournament Dec. 26-Jan. 5 in Montreal and Toronto.
Also invited to the camp is Burnsville forward Brock Boeser, who helped North Dakota to the NCAA title. Boeser and Sadek (Lakeville) are among 10 Minnesotans invited. The others are goalie Jake Oettinger of Lakeville; defensemen Jack Ahcan of Savage and Ryan Lindgren of Lakeville; and forwards Joey Anderson of Roseville, Kieffer Bellows of Edina, Casey Mittelstadt of Eden Prairie, Rem Pitlick of Plymouth and Riley Tufte of Blaine. Novak is from River Falls, Wis.
Lindgren, Mittelstadt and Pitlick are Gophers commits. Oettinger and Bellows are committed to Boston University, Ahcan to St. Cloud State, and Anderson and Tufte to Minnesota Duluth.
Three Minnesota Wild prospects will be at the camp -- 2106 draft choices Jordan Greenway of Boston University (second round), Nick Boka of Michigan (sixth round) and Sadek (seventh round).
The complete 42-player roster is here.