Birr vs Shuster for Nationals berth
Two former national champions meet this afternoon to determine which team will advance to the 2012 National Championships next month in Philadelphia.
Two-time Olympian John Shuster (Duluth, Minn.) and 2007 U.S. champion Todd Birr (Mankato, Minn.) meet in the A bracket final of the Grand Forks qualifier as the 2012 Men's Nationals Qualifying Round continues this the weekend with five berths to Nationals at four sites up for grabs. An additional Nationals berth is available in Grand Forks as well as four spots to the Challenge Round, Jan. 19-22 in Eau Claire, Wis., where the final teams advancing to Nationals will be determined.
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