USA Olympic men’s ice hockey roster: Three first-round picks, six former NHLers headline delegation to Beijing

The 2022 U.S men’s Olympic ice hockey roster was unveiled Thursday, and as predicted, it is laden with school gamers. Of the twenty five gamers on the roster, 15 are participating in collegiate hockey. Another six U.S. gamers have performed in the NHL.

You will not come across energetic NHL gamers on this year’s Olympic group. The league opted not to send out them to Beijing as it made the decision to forgo the Olympic break and make up online games postponed due to the fact of COVID-19. The NHL didn’t send out any gamers to the 2018 online games, both.

With no NHL gamers on Olympic rosters, this year’s match will probable be fans’ introduction to many of the players who will take portion, and a opportunity for some of the players to become household names just before their pro professions get off the floor.

Here is the U.S. men’s hockey team’s roster in advance of the 2022 Wintertime Online games in Beijing. The men’s ice hockey opposition will start Feb. 9.

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Usa Olympic men’s ice hockey roster

As predicted, school gamers headline the twenty five-guy roster for the 2022 Beijing Olympics. Among the the most important names are two 1st-spherical picks from the 2020 NHL Draft — Jake Sanderson (fifth all round, Senators) and Brendan Brisson (29th, Golden Knights) — and the next all round select in the 2021 draft, Matty Beniers (Kraken).

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Only one participant from 2018 is on the group once again this calendar year: forward Brian O’Neill. The 33-calendar year-previous O’Neill played in 22 NHL online games during his occupation and registered 4 factors (one intention, 3 assists) in 5 online games at the 2018 Olympics.

O’Neill, Ken Agostino (86 online games), Andy Miele (15 online games), Nick Shore (299 online games), Steven Kampfer (231 online games) and David Warsofsky (55 online games) are the associates of this year’s group with NHL experience.

Identify Posture Team (League)
Nick Abruzzese Ahead Harvard (NCAA)
Ken Agostino Ahead Torpedo (KHL)
Matty Beniers Ahead Michigan (NCAA)
Brendan Brisson Ahead Michigan (NCAA)
Noah Cates Ahead Minnesota-Duluth (NCAA)
Sean Farrell Ahead Harvard (NCAA)
Sam Hentges Ahead St. Cloud Condition (NCAA)
Matthew Knies Ahead Minnesota (NCAA)
Mark McLaughlin Ahead Boston College (NCAA)
Ben Meyers Ahead Minnesota (NCAA
Andy Miele Ahead Torpedo (KHL)
Brian O’Neill Ahead Jokerit (KHL)
Nick Shore Ahead Novosibirsk (KHL)
Nathan Smith Ahead Minnesota Condition (NCAA)
Brian Cooper Protection IK Oskarshamn (SHL)
Brock Faber Protection Minnesota (NCAA)
Drew Helleson Protection Boston College (NCAA)
Steven Kampfer Protection Ak Bars Kazan (KHL)
Aaron Ness Protection Providence (AHL)
Nick Perbix Protection St. Cloud Condition (NCAA)
Jake Sanderson Protection North Dakota (NCAA)
David Warsofsky Protection Ingolstadt (DEL)
Drew Commesso Goaltender Boston College (NCAA)
Strauss Mann Goaltender Skelleftea (SHL)
Pat Nagle Goaltender Lehigh Valley (AHL)

Who coaches the U.S. men’s ice hockey team?

In keeping with the youth movement on this year’s group, Team Usa coaches have experience in the school ranks.

This year’s head coach is David Quinn, who put in 3 seasons as head coach of the Rangers, wherever he compiled a ninety six-87-twenty five record. Prior to his time in New York, Quinn guided Boston College to 4 NCAA Tournament berths in 5 yrs, together with a runner-up end in 2015. He went one zero five-69-21 during his time with the Terriers.

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Joining Quinn on the bench as assistants are Minnesota Condition coach Mike Hastings, whose group made the 2021 Frozen Four St. Cloud Condition coach Brett Larson, whose group completed runner-up previous calendar year and Penguins participant progress director Scott Young, who was an assistant to Quinn at BU. Goaltending coach David Lassonde has 3 many years of collegiate coaching experience. 

Previous NHL goaltender John Vanbiesbrouck is the team’s standard supervisor. He also is the assistant government director of hockey operations for Usa Hockey. 

Identify Posture Team
David Quinn Head coach New York Rangers (2018-21)
Mike Hastings Assistant coach Minnesota Condition (2012-existing)
Brett Larson Assistant coach St. Cloud Condition (2018-existing)
Scott Young Assistant coach Pittsburgh Penguins (2017-existing)
David Lassonde Goaltending coach Usa Hockey (2013-existing)
Alex Dawes Movie coach Penn Condition (2014-existing)

Team Usa men’s ice hockey at the Olympics

The U.S. guys have been prosperous in ice hockey traditionally. They have medaled 11 periods all round, together with eight silver medals, most of any place. The group has not gained a gold medal, having said that, since 1980 in Lake Placid, N.Y. that squad supplied one of the seminal moments in American sporting activities background with its “Miracle on Ice.”

It has been 12 years, given that Vancouver in 2010, that Team Usa took household a medal. The People have failed to medal in 3 of the previous 4 Olympics.

Yr Web page Outcome
1920 Antwerp Silver
1924 Chamonix Silver
1932 Lake Placid Silver
1936 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Bronze
1948 St. Moritz 4th
1952 Oslo Silver
1956 Cortina d’Ampezzo Silver
1960 Palisades Tahoe  Gold
1964 Innsbruck 5th
1968 Grenoble 6th
1972 Sapporo Silver
1980 Lake Placid Gold
1984 Sarajevo 7th
1988 Calgary 7th
1992 Albertville 4th
1994 Lillehammer eighth
1998 Nagano 6th
2002 Salt Lake Town Silver
2006 Turin eighth
2010 Vancouver Silver
2014 Sochi 4th
2018 Pyeongchang eighth

Team Usa men’s ice hockey 2022 Olympics routine

Team Usa is one of the 12 groups that qualified for the Beijing Olympics. It will be participating in in Group A. Its team-engage in opponents will be Canada, China and Germany.

Date Video game Time (ET)
Feb. ten Usa vs. China (preliminary spherical) 8:ten a.m.
Feb. 11 Usa vs. Canada (preliminary spherical) 11:ten p.m.
Feb. thirteen Usa vs. Germany (preliminary spherical) 8:ten a.m.
Feb. 15 Men’s hockey qualification playoff TBD
Feb. 16 Men’s hockey quarterfinals TBD
Feb. 18 Men’s hockey semifinals TBD
Feb. 19 Men’s hockey bronze-medal sport 8:ten a.m.
Feb. 19 Men’s hockey gold-medal sport 11:ten p.m.