The 2023 Hlinka Gretzky Cup took place August 1-6, 2023, in Břeclav, Czechia, and Trenčín, Slovakia. Team USA finished third with a 5-3 win over Finland.
All time, the U.S. Under-18 Men’s Select Team has won the tournament once (2003), while earning second-place finishes in 2016, 2013, 2010, 2006, 2000, 1996, 1994 and 1993. For Team USA’s complete history at the event, click here.
The Hlinka Gretzky Cup is an annual best-on-best under-18 tournament held each August. The competition began in 1991 as the Phoenix Cup, and was renamed the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup in 2007 before becoming the Hlinka Gretzky Cup in 2018.