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Team USA names Deutschland Cup roster

Thursday, 10.20.2011 / 12:46 PM / Prospects

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Team USA names Deutschland Cup roster

U.S. Men's Select Team roster

Goalies - John Curry (Hamburg, DEL); Chris Holt (Riga, KHL).

Defense - Andrew Hutchinson (Astana, KHL); Kyle Klubertanz (Djurgardens, SEL); Freddy Meyer (Modo, SEL); Brian Salcido (SaiPa, FLN); Steve Wagner (Mannheim, DEL); Andy Wozniewski (Zug, SWISS-A).

Forwards - Brandon Bochenski (Astana, KHL); Noah Clarke (Munich, DEL); Chris Collins (Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers, DEL); Ben Eaves (Jokerit, SML); Corey Elkinis (Pardubice, ELH); Ryan Lasch (Pelicans, SML); Jared Ross (Ingolstadt, DEL); Robbie Schremp (Modo, SEL); Marty Sertich (Olten, SWISS-B); Sergio Somma (Augsburg, DEL); Yan Stastny (Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers, DEL); Barry Tallackson (Berlin, DEL); Stephen Werner (Wolfsburg, DEL).
USA Hockey on Thursday announced its 21-man roster for the 2011 U.S. Men's Select Team that will compete in the Deutschland Cup in Munich, Germany, next month.

The U.S. team, which includes 13 forwards, six defenseman and two goalies, will be coached by Don Waddell. The tournament runs from Nov. 11-13 and features Americans currently playing in elite leagues in the Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Russia, Sweden and Switzerland.

The U.S. has participated in the four-team Deutschland Cup six times (2002-05, 2007, 2009) and won the event twice (2003-04). It also took second place in 2007 and '09 and finished third in 2005.

Five players on the roster have U.S. national team experience at multiple International Ice Hockey Federation World Championships, including Ben Eaves, Freddy Meyer, Robbie Schremp, Yan Stastny and Barry Tallackson. Fourteen players on the roster have previous NHL experience.

The U.S. will open the tournament against Slovakia on Nov. 11 before playing Switzerland on Nov. 12 and Germany on Nov. 13.
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