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United States World Juniors roster 2022: Full list of players, NHL prospects announced for Team U.S.A.

Team USA has formally announced a full roster for the 2022 World Juniors Championships, a 12 months after snatching its fifth gold medal throughout final 12 months’s contest.

The workforce announced its remaining roster on Tuesday, only a few weeks earlier than the primary puck drop is scheduled. The United States will look to earn back-to-back gold medals because it prepares to face the Czech-Republic within the opening matchup on Sunday, Dec. 26.

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Luke Hughes (the second general choose of the 2021 NHL Draft) is predicted to dominate within the United States’ offense. Like his brothers Jake and Quinn, he’ll compete for his nation earlier than he makes his NHL Debut with the New Jersey Devils.

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Sporting News has all the data you want about this 12 months’s Team USA roster and the event general.

United States World Juniors roster 2022

Three top-10 picks within the 2021 NHL Draft, together with second general choose Matthew Beniers, fourth general choose Luke Hughes and fifth general choose Jake Sanderson, had been amongst a number of gamers chosen to symbolize the United States on this 12 months’s World Juniors.

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Skaters

Name
Position
NHL Club (Round, draft 12 months)
Matthew Beniers
Forward
Seattle (1, 2021)
Brett Berard
Forward
New York Rangers (5, 2020)
Logan Cooley
Forward
2022-eligible
Matt Coronato
Forward
Calgary (1, 2021)
Tanner Dickinson
Forward
St. Louis (4, 2020)
Dominic James
Forward
2022-eligible
Matt Knies
Forward
Toronto (2, 2021)
Chaz Lucius
Forward
Winnipeg (1, 2021)
Carter Mazur
Forward
Detroit (3, 2021)
Sasha Pastujov
Forward
Anaheim (3, 2021)
Mackie Samoskevich
Forward
Florida (1, 2021)
Red Savage
Forward
Detroit (4, 2021)
Landon Slaggert
Forward
Chicago (3, 2020)
Ty Smilanic
Forward
Florida (3, 2020)
Brock Faber
Defenseman
Los Angeles (2, 2020)
Luke Hughes
Defenseman
New Jersey (1, 2021)
Wyatt Kaiser
Defenseman
Chicago (3, 2020)
Tyler Kleven
Defenseman
Ottowa (2, 2020)
Ian Moore
Defenseman
Anaheim (3, 2020)
Scott Morrow
Defenseman
Carolina (2, 2021)
Jack Peart
Defenseman
Minnesota (2, 2021)
Jake Sanderson
Defenseman
Ottowa (1, 2020)

Goaltenders

Name
Position
NHL Club (Round, draft 12 months)
Drew Commesso
Goaltender
Chicago (2, 2020)
Kaidan Mbereko
Goaltender
2022-eligible
Dylan Silverstein
Goaltender
2022-eligible

When do World Junior Championships 2022 begin?

  • Start date: Dec. 26, 2021
  • End date: Jan. 5, 2022
  • Number of groups: 10
  • Venue: Rogers Place (Edmonton, Alta.) and Peavey Mart Centrium (Red Deer, Alta.)

This 12 months’s World Junior Championships begin proper after Christmas, Dec. 26, often known as Boxing Day in Canada. The event will run for 11 days and lengthen into the primary week of 2022. It will probably be held at two venues in Alberta: Rogers Place in Edmonton, dwelling of the NHL’s Oilers and WHL’s Oil Kings, and Peaver Mart Centrium in Red Deer, dwelling of the WHL’s Red Deer Rebels.

USA World Juniors Championships schedule 2022

Team USA is one of 10 groups enjoying on this 12 months’s World Juniors, and can compete in Group B. Here’s the schedule for the United States as they appear to earn a consecutive world title.

Date
Game
Time (ET)
Dec. 20
USA vs. Czech-Republic
9:30 p.m.
Dec. 22
USA vs. Finland
10 p.m.
Dec. 26
USA vs. Slovakia
9:30 p.m.
Dec. 28
USA vs. Switzerland
4:30 p.m.
Dec. 31
USA vs. Russia
9:30 p.m.
Jan. 2
Quarterfinal 1
TBD
Jan. 4
Semifinal 1
TBD
Jan. 5
Bronze Medal Game
4 p.m.
Jan. 5
Gold Medal Game
8 p.m.

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