USA Hockey named 15 players to its initial World Championship roster today.
It’s a mostly young group, including NHL prospects Jordan Greenway (Wild), J.T. Compher (Avs), and Cal Petersen (Sabres).
But there are also some veterans, the oldest being Jimmy Howard, 33, of the Red Wings.
Here’s the full list of 15:
In case you’re wondering, Daniel Brickley is an undrafted 22-year-old. Despite drawing significant NHL interest, he decided to return to school for his junior year next season.
The 2017 Worlds will be held May 5-21 in Cologne, Germany, and Paris, France. The Americans will be coached by Jeff Blashill.