December 3, 2008

Team USA World Junior Roster Announced


The United States 2009 U-20 World Junior Championship team was just announced for the annual tournament beginning December 26 in Ottawa.

GOALTENDERS
Thomas McCollum
Josh Unice

DEFENSEMEN
Jonathon Blum
Ian Cole
Cade Fairchild
Blake Kessel
Ryan McDonagh
Teddy Ruth
Kevin Shattenkirk

FORWARDS
Drayson Bowman

Jimmy Hayes

Mike Hoeffel

Tyler Johnson
Danny Kristo
Jim O'Brien
Aaron Palushaj
Matt Rust
Jordan Schroeder
James van Riemsdyk
Mitch Wahl
Colin Wilson

Earlier this week the NHL Network US announced that they will be the home for USA Hockey for the next three seasons, broadcasting all United States World Junior Championships games as well as the medal round.

Here's Team USA's opening round schedule:

Dec 26 v. Germany
Dec 28 v. Czech Republic
Dec 30 v. Kazakhstan
Dec 31 v. Canada

If you do not get NHL Network, USAHockey.com will be providing live audiocasts of all Team USA games.

UPDATE: There will be no live audiocasts, IIHF.com will provide live stats and USAHockey.com will be doing a live blog of each game.


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