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Mike Lundin among 12 named to 2010 Team US Men's National Team

Team USA to Compete in IIHF World Men's Championship, May 7-23, in Germany

Thursday, 04.15.2010 / 5:18 PM / Team
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Mike Lundin among 12 named to 2010 Team US Men\'s National Team
 
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - USA Hockey announced today the first 12 players -- all from the National Hockey League -- that will compete for the 2010 U.S. Men's National Team at the International Ice Hockey Federation World Men's Championship, May 7-23, in Cologne, Gelsenkirchen and Mannheim, Germany.

USA ROSTER

  • G Scott Clemmensen
  • D Taylor Chorney
  • D Matt Gilroy
  • D Jack Hillen
  • D Mike Lundin
  • F Ryan Carter
  • F Brandon Dubinsky
  • F Christian Hanson
  • F David Moss
  • F Eric Nystrom
  • F Kyle Okposo
  • F Ryan Potulny
Highlighting the roster are two members of the 2009 U.S. Men's National Team -- goaltender Scott Clemmensen (Des Moines, Iowa/Florida Panthers/Boston College) and forward Kyle Okposo (St. Paul, Minn./New York Islanders/Univ. of Minnesota) -- that helped lead Team USA to a fourth-place finish at last year's IIHF World Men's Championship. Okposo was also a member of two U.S. National Junior Teams (2007, 2008), capturing the bronze medal in 2007.

Three other members of Team USA have experience at various IIHF World Championships, including defenseman Taylor Chorney (Hastings, Minn./Edmonton Oilers/Univ. of North Dakota), who was a two-time member of the U.S. National Junior Team (2006, 2007) and member of the gold medal-winning 2005 U.S. Men's National Under-18 Team. Other Team USA veterans include Eric Nystrom (Syosset, N.Y./Calgary Flames/Univ. of Michigan), who played on two U.S. National Junior Teams (2002, 2003) and the 2001 U.S. Men's National Under-18 Team; and 2008 U.S. Men's National Team member Brandon Dubinsky (Anchorage, Alaska/New York Rangers).

In addition, seven players will be making their Team USA debut with the 2010 U.S. Men's National Team, including defensemen Matt Gilroy (North Bellmore, N.Y./New York Rangers/Boston Univ.), Jack Hillen (Minnetonka, Minn./New York Islanders/Colorado College) and Mike Lundin (Burnsville, Minn./Tampa Bay Lightning/Univ. of Maine); and forwards Ryan Carter (White Bear Lake, Minn./Anaheim Ducks/Minnesota State Univ.), Christian Hanson (Venetia, Pa./Toronto Maple Leafs/Univ. of Notre Dame), David Moss (Livonia, Mich./Calgary Flames/Univ. of Michigan) and Ryan Potulny (Grand Forks, N.D./Edmonton Oilers/Univ. of Minnesota).

Team USA 2010 IIHF World Men's Championship Schedule

May 7-23 • Cologne, Gelsenkirchen & Mannheim, Germany

Date

Opponent

Location

Time (Local/EDT)

Fri., May 7

Germany

Gelsenkirchen

8:15 p.m./2:15 p.m.

Mon., May 10

Denmark

Cologne

4:15 p.m./10:15 a.m.

Wed., May 12

Finland

Cologne

8:15 p.m./2:15 p.m.

Fri., May 14-Tues., May 18

Qualification Round

Cologne/Mannheim

TBD

Sat., May 15-Tues., May 18

Relegation Round

Cologne/Mannheim

TBD

Thurs., May 20

Quarterfinals

Cologne/Mannheim

TBD

Sat., May 22

Semifinals

Cologne

TBD

Sun., May 23

Bronze-Medal Game

Cologne

4:15 p.m./10:15 a.m.

 

Gold-Medal Game

Cologne

8:30 p.m./2:30 p.m.

Arena Locations: LANXESS Arena (Cologne); VELTINS-Arena (Gelsenkirchen); SAP Arena (Mannheim)