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Waterloo Black Hawks are headed to Russia

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The Waterloo Black Hawks will represent the United States later this summer during the 2012 Junior Club World Cup in Omsk, Russia.

The international event is slated for August 18-26, and is sanctioned by the International Ice Hockey Federation.

The Black Hawks will appear in round-robin pool play against junior clubs from Russia, Belarus, Czech Republic, and Norway. Additional teams from Canada, Denmark, Finland, Latvia, and Sweden will also participate in the event.

The top two teams from each pool will advance to the tournament semifinals.

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