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Projected lineups for USA White, Finland

Monday, 08.04.2014 / 4:10 PM

By Adam Kimelman - NHL.com Deputy Managing Editor / World Junior evaluation camps

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Projected lineups for USA White, Finland

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. -- The USA White team will look to get back in the win column when it faces Finland on Monday.

Thatcher Demko (Vancouver Canucks) will start in goal for USA White and play about half the game, with Evan Cowley (Florida Panthers) playing the second half.

Also in the USA White lineup is Auston Matthews, the 16-year-old center who will start on a line between 2015 NHL Draft prospect Ryan Hitchcock and Nick Schmaltz (Chicago Blackhawks).

Kasperi Kapanen, taken by the Pittsburgh Penguins with the 22nd pick of the 2014 draft, is on the top line for Finland.

Here are the full lineups for each team:

USA WHITE

Anthony Louis - J.T. Compher - Michael McCarron

Sonny Milano - Ryan MacInnis - Hudson Fasching

Ryan Hitchcock - Auston Matthews - Nick Schmaltz

Kyle Connor - Dominic Turgeon - Keegan Iverson

Will Butcher - Connor Clifton

Clint Lewis - Jack Dougherty

Scott Savage - Michael Brodzinski

Ryan Collins

Thatcher Demko

Evan Cowley

FINLAND

Teemu Turunen - Aleksi Mustonen - Kasperi Kapanen

Janne Puhakka - Saku Kinnunen - Aleksi Saarela

Juho Lammikko - Otto Rauhala - Niko Ojamaki

Joel Janatuinen - Julius Vahatalo - Hannes Bjorninen

Mika Ilvonen - Atte Makinen

Alex Lintuniemi - Teemu Vurosalo

Aleksi Makela - Erik Autio

Sami Niku - Miro Keskitalo

Kevin Lankinen
Juuse Saros

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