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Team USA Men’s Hockey Roster Announced


With the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics set to get underway in just over a month from now, the men’s USA hockey roster was announced on Wednesday.

The team will carry a total of 25 players made up of 3 goalies, 14 forwards and 8 defensemen. Of the group, 13 players have prior Olympic experience. The USA will square with Slovakia on February 13 in the opening round.

The roster is as follows:

Goalies: Ryan Miller, Jonathan Quick, Jimmy Howard

Defensemen: John Carlson, Justin Faulk, Cam Fowler, Paul Martin, Ryan McDonough, Brooks Orpik, Kevin Shattenkirk, Ryan Suter

Forwards: David Backes, Dustin Brown, Ryan Callahan, Patrick Kane, Ryan Kesler, Phil Kessel, T.J. Oshie, Max Pacioretty, Zach Parise, Joe Pavelski, Paul Stastny, Derek Stepan, James van Riemsdyk, Blake Wheeler

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