Four Bulldogs Impacting Team USA Success in Italy

Three players and head coach making their presence known in Europe.

ALBA DI CANAZEI, Italy – The Adrian College men’s ACHA Division I hockey team has four representatives on the U.S. Men’s National University Team currently competing in Italy. The Bulldogs are making their presence felt as the team battles through the tournament.

The team defeated Sweden in their first game yesterday, December 10 as Robert Bodette tallied the game-clinching empty netter as Team USA won 2-0. 

Bodette is wearing jersey number 18, senior forward Ryan Bachman is wearing jersey number 17, sophomore defenseman Andre Rakas is skating as number 4, and Adrian College head coach Dan Phelps is on the bench for Team USA as an assistant coach.






Robert Bodette, #18Ryan Bachman, #17
Andre Rakas, #4Dan Phelps, Head Coach



CBS Sports will broadcast the tournament games Saturday, December 14 at 5:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. and also on Sunday, December 15 at 6 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. The medal games and times will follow based on team record. These games can be viewed on Dish Network Channel 152, Direct TV 221 and Comcast Adrian 734. The games can also be viewed on live stream at, and can be followed on Twitter @achamensd1 and Instagram ACHA Men’s D1. 

Sweden game recap

Team USA information