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Team USA adds three

Team USA adds three

McDonald, Miele and Murphy go to Worlds

Published 19.04.2014 12:57 GMT+3 | Author USA Hockey
Team USA adds three
Connor Murphy will play his first IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship with the senior team after earning to World Junior gold medals. Photo: Andre Ringuette / HHOF-IIHF Images
Team USA added forwards Colin McDonald (New York Islanders) and Andy Miele (Phoenix) and defenceman Connor Murphy (Phoenix) for the World Championship.

McDonald is making his debut on a U.S. National Team.

Miele previously skated for the U.S. Men's National Team at the 2011 IIHF Men's World Championship in Kosice and Bratislava, Slovakia.

Murphy helped Team USA win gold at both the 2011 IIHF Men's Under-18 World Championship in Crimmitschau, Germany, and the 2013 IIHF World Junior Championship in Ufa, Russia.

The first 15 players for the U.S. Men's National Team were announced April 15. Team USA now has 10 forwards, seven defencemen and one goaltender on its roster. The maximum roster size is 25, which includes three goaltenders and 22 forwards and defencemen.

USA 18-man roster as of 18 April

Goalkeepers:
Connor Hellebuyck, UMass Lowell (NCAA)

Defencemen:
Matt Donovan, New York Islanders (NHL)
Jake Gardiner, Toronto Maple Leafs (NHL)
Seth Jones, Nashville Predators (NHL)
Jake McCabe, Buffalo Sabres (NHL)
Connor Murphy, Phoenix Coyotes (NHL)
Jeff Petry, Edmonton Oilers (NHL)
Jacob Trouba, Winnipeg Jets (NHL)

Forwards:
Jimmy Hayes, Florida Panthers (NHL)
Kevin Hayes, Boston College (NCAA)
Colin McDonald, New York Islanders (NHL)
Andy Miele, Phoenix Coyotes (NHL)
Peter Mueller, Kloten Flyers (SUI)
Brock Nelson, New York Islanders (NHL)
Drew Shore, Florida Panthers (NHL)
Craig Smith, Nashville Predators (NHL)
Tim Stapleton, Ak Bars Kazan (RUS)
Vince Trocheck, Florida Panthers (NHL)

 

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