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Morning Bag Skate: USHL's Chicago Steel to play in Junior Club World Cup

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USHL Chicago Steel forward Nick Olczyk, son of Blackhawks TV analyst Eddie, stands next to the sweaters the Steel will wear at the Junior Club World Cup.
USHL Chicago Steel forward Nick Olczyk, son of Blackhawks TV analyst Eddie, stands next to the sweaters the Steel will wear at the Junior Club World Cup.
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The Chicago Steel will represent the United States Hockey League in the 2015 Junior Club World Cup in Yekaterinburg, Russia.

The USHL and the Steel held a media conference to make the announcement at Russian Tea Time, a restaurant in downtown Chicago, on Tuesday. Chicago Blackhawks analyst Eddie Olczyk opened the press conference with a few remarks about the league. His son, Nick, is a forward on the team.

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