USHL Arrives in Omsk
Friday August 17, 2012
The Waterloo Black Hawks took the ice for their first practice in Omsk, Russia in preparation for the 2012 Junior Club World Cup. (USHL Images)
The Waterloo Black Hawks have made it halfway around the world as they took the ice for their first practice in Omsk, Russia in advance of the 2012 Junior Club World Cup.
After spending a few days in Moscow where they played two exhibition games against Russian junior teams, the Black Hawks boarding the plane for Omsk where they will spend the next 10 days.
Kevin Duane talks about the trip and getting ready for the tournament.
Zach Stepan reflects on the experiences so far and arriving in Omsk.
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