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Werenski Added To 2019 U.S. Men's National Team

By USA Hockey, 05/13/19, 1:15PM MDT

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KOSICE, Slovakia - Defenseman Zach Werenski (Grosse Pointe Woods, Mich./Columbus Blue Jackets/University of Michigan) from the NHL’s Columbus Blue Jackets has been added to the roster of the 2019 U.S. Men’s National Team it was announced today by USA Hockey.

Werenski recently finished his third full season in the NHL. He played in all 82 regular-season games this year for Columbus and had a career-high 44 points (11G, 33A). He also recorded six points (1G, 5A) in 10 playoff games.

Werenski has played on the international stage for the U.S. in two previous IIHF events, including the 2015 (fifth place) and 2016 (bronze medal) World Junior Championship.

A product of the USA Hockey National Team Development Program, Werenski played two seasons of college hockey at the University of Michigan following his time at the NTDP.

With the addition of Werenski, the U.S. roster now includes 24 players, including three goaltenders, eight defensemen and 13 forwards.

U.S. Game Schedule

Date Opponent/Round Time (Local/ET)/Result Location Television U.S. Player of the Game
Tues., May 7 Germany
Pre-Tournament
W, 5-2 SAP Arena
Mannheim, Germany
Live Stream Johnny Gaudreau
Fri., May 10 Slovakia
Preliminary
L, 1-4 Steel Arena
Kosice, Slovakia
NHL Network Jack Eichel
Sun., May 12 France
Preliminary
W, 7-1 Steel Arena
Kosice, Slovakia
NHL Network Alex DeBrincat
Mon., May 13 Finland
Preliminary
OTW, 3-2 Steel Arena
Kosice, Slovakia
NHL Network Brady Skjei
Wed., May 15 Great Britain
Preliminary
W, 6-3 Steel Arena
Kosice, Slovakia
NHL Network Patrick Kane
Sat., May 18 Denmark
Preliminary
W, 7-1 Steel Arena
Kosice, Slovakia
NHL Network Dylan Larkin
Sun., May 19 Germany
Preliminary
W, 3-1 Steel Arena
Kosice, Slovakia
NHL Network Alec Martinez
Tues., May 21 Canada
Preliminary
L, 0-3 Steel Arena
Kosice, Slovakia
NHL Network Cory Schneider
Thurs., May 23 Russia
Quarterfinal
L, 3-4 Ondrej Nepela Arena
Bratislava, Slovakia
NHL Network Jack Hughes

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