When Chase Phelps was selected to USA Hockey’s U.S. Under-18 Select Team that will compete in the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament next week, Tom Ward wasn’t shocked.
“He’s as good as any player in his age group in the country,” said Ward, Phelps’ coach at Shattuck-St. Mary’s. “When you watch him play, he’s a big, strong, good-skating guy. It’s not a surprise.”
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