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Fifteen Players Chosen for 2014 U.S. Men's National Team

04/15/2014, 4:15pm EDT
By USAHockey.com

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - USA Hockey announced today the first 15 players of the 2014 U.S. Men's National Team that will compete at the International Ice Hockey Federation Men's World Championship May 9-25 in Minsk, Belarus. 

The first group of players includes one goaltender, six defensemen and eight forwards.

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Goaltenders

No. Name Ht. Wt. Birthdate S/C Hometown Most Recent Team College
37 Connor Hellebuyck 6-4 200 5/19/93 L Commerce, Mich. UMass Lowell UMass Lowell
33 David Leggio 6-0 187 7/31/84 L Williamsville, N.Y. Hershey Bears Clarkson University
30 Tim Thomas 5-11 201 4/15/74 L Flint, Mich. Dallas Stars University of Vermont

Defensemen

No. Name Ht. Wt. Birthdate S/C Hometown Most Recent Team College
65 Danny DeKeyser 6-3 198 3/7/90 L Clay Township, Mich. Detroit Red Wings Western Michigan University
46 Matt Donovan 6-0 195 5/9/90 L Edmond, Okla. New York Islanders Denver
51 Jake Gardiner 6-2 184 7/4/90 L Minnetonka, Minn. Toronto Maple Leafs Wisconsin
3 Seth Jones 6-4 206 10/3/94 R Plano, Texas Nashville Predators
29 Jake McCabe 6-1 210 10/12/93 L Eau Claire, Wis. Buffalo Sabres Wisconsin
55 Connor Murphy 6-3 190 3/23/93 R Dublin, Ohio Phoenix Coyotes
2 Jeff Petry 6-3 195 12/9/87 R Ann Arbor, Mich. Edmonton Oilers Michigan State
8 Jacob Trouba 6-1 196 2/26/94 R Rochester, Mich. Winnipeg Jets Michigan

Forwards

Name Ht. Wt. Birthdate S/C Hometown Most Recent Team College
89 Justin Abdelkader 6-1 219 2/25/87 L Muskegon, Mich. Detroit Red Wings Michigan State University
53 Johnny Gaudreau 5-8 159 8/13/93 L Carneys Point, N.J. Calgary Flames Boston College
10 Jimmy Hayes 6-6 221 11/21/89 R Dorchester, Mass. Florida Panthers Boston College
12 Kevin Hayes 6-4 216 5/8/92 L Dorchester, Mass. Boston College (HEA) Boston College
9 Tyler Johnson 5-9 182 7/29/90 R Spokane, Wash. Tampa Bay Lightning
13 Colin McDonald 6-2 214 9/30/84 R Wethersfield, Conn. New York Islanders Providence College
79 Andy Miele 5-9 175 4/15/88 L Grosse Pointe Woods, Mich. Phoenix Coyotes Miami University
88 Peter Mueller 6-2 209 4/14/88 R Bloomington, Minn. Kloten (NLA)
11 Brock Nelson 6-3 196 10/15/91 L Warroad, Minn. New York Islanders North Dakota
23 Drew Shore 6-3 205 1/29/91 R Denver, Colo. Florida Panthers Denver
15 Craig Smith 6-1 202 9/5/89 R Madison, Wis. Nashville Predators Wisconsin
19 Tim Stapleton 5-9 180 7/9/82 R La Grange, Ill. AK Bars Kazan (KHL) Minnesota Duluth
21 Vince Trocheck 5-10 182 7/11/93 R Pittsburgh, Pa. Florida Panthers
57 Tommy Wingels 6-0 192 4/12/88 R Evanston, Ill. San Jose Sharks Miami University

Team USA Experience

Name Team USA Experience Name Team USA Experience
Matt Donovan U.S. National Junior Team (2010) Peter Mueller* U.S. Men's National Team (2008)
U.S. National Junior Team (2006-07)
U.S. Men's National Under-18 Team (2005)
Jake Gardiner U.S. National Junior Team (2010) Brock Nelson U.S. National Junior Team (2011)
Jimmy Hayes* U.S. National Junior Team (2009)
U.S. Men's National Under-18 Team (2007)
Jeff Petry U.S. Men's National Team (2012-13)
Kevin Hayes debut Drew Shore* U.S. National Junior Team (2011)
U.S. Men's National Under-18 Team (2009)
Connor Hellebuyck debut Craig Smith U.S. Men's National Team (2011-13)
Seth Jones* U.S. National Junior Team (2013)
U.S. Men's National Under-18 Team (2011-12)
Tim Stapleton U.S. Men's National Team (2011, '13)
Jake McCabe* U.S. National Junior Team (2013)
U.S. Men's National Under-18 Team (2011)
Vince Trocheck U.S. National Junior Team (2013)
* played with USA Hockey's National Team Development Program Jacob Trouba* U.S. Men's National Team (2013)
U.S. National Junior Team (2012-13)
U.S. Men's National Under-18 Team (2011-12)

2014 Schedule

DateĀ  OpponentĀ  Result
Fri., May 9 Belarus W, 6-1
Sat., May 10 Switzerland W, 3-2
Mon., May 12 Russia L, 1-6
Thu., May 15 Latvia L, 5-6
Fri., May 16 Kazakhstan W, 4-3 (OT)
Sun., May 18 Finland W, 3-1
Tue., May 20 Germany W, 5-4
Thu., May 22 Czech Republic
(Quarterfinals)
L, 3-4

Notes

The staff and players of the 2014 U.S. Men's National Team are selected by the U.S. Men's National Team Advisory Group, led by Jim Johannson, assistant executive director of hockey operations for USA Hockey. Other members, all affiliated with National Hockey League teams, include Stan Bowman (Chicago), Brian Burke (Calgary), Paul Holmgren (Philadelphia), Dean Lombardi (Los Angeles), David Poile (Nashville), Ray Shero (Pittsburgh), Dale Tallon (Florida), and Don Waddell (Pittsburgh). Tom Kurvers (Tampa Bay) will be part of the advisory group for this year's championship ... USA Hockey's international council, chaired by Gavin Regan, vice president of USA Hockey, has oversight responsibilities for all U.S. national teams … Sixteen teams will compete at the 2014 IIHF Men's World Championship, split into two groups of eight. Teams will play a round-robin format among their group with the top four teams from each group advancing to quarterfinals … NBC Sports Network is scheduled to televise all Team USA games in the 2014 IIHF Men's World Championship. A final broadcast schedule will be available in the near future.

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