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2015 NHL Draft

Team USA World Junior Championship Roster

Goaltenders

Player Ht. Wt. Birthdate Hometown 2008-09 Team Pro Status
Thomas McCollum 6'2 206 12/07/89 Sanborn, NY Guelph (OHL) DET
Josh Unice 6'0 175 06/24/89 Holland, OH Kitchener (OHL) CHI

Defense

Player Ht. Wt. Birthdate Hometown 2007-08 Team Pro Status
*Jonathon Blum 6'1 185 01/30/89 Rancho Santa Margarita, CA Vancouver (WHL) NSH
*Ian Cole 6'1 218 02/21/89 Ann Arbor, MI Notre Dame (CCHA) STL
*Cade Fairchild 5'10 186 01/15/89 Duluth, MN Minnesota (WCHA) STL
Blake Kessel 6'2 204 04/13/89 Madison, WI New Hampshire (HEA) NYI
Ryan McDonagh 6'1 208 06/13/89 Arden Hills, MN Wisconsin (WCHA) MTL
Teddy Ruth 6'0 205 02/14/89 Naperville, IL Notre Dame (CCHA) CBJ
Kevin Shattenkirk 5'11 193 01/29/89 New Rochelle, NY Boston (HEA) COL

Forwards

Player Ht. Wt. Birthdate Hometown 2007-08 Team Pro Status
Drayson Bowman 6'1 195 03/08/89 Littleton, CO Spokane(WHL) CAR
Jimmy Hayes 6'3 205 11/21/89 Dorchester, MA Boston(HEA) TOR
Mike Hoeffel 6'3 195 04/09/89 North Oaks, MN Minnesota (WCHA) NJD
Tyler Johnson 5'9 175 07/29/90 Spokane, WA Spokane(WHL) Free Agent
Danny Kristo 5'11 180 06/18/90 Eden Prairie, MN Omaha(USHL) MTL
Jim O’Brien 6'2 190 01/29/89 Maplewood, MN Seattle (WHL) OTT
Aaron Palushaj 6'0 185 09/07/89 Northville, MI Michigan (CCHA) STL
*Matt Rust 5'10 195 03/23/89 Bloomfield Hills, MI Michigan (CCHA) FLA
*Jordan Schroeder 5'9 183 09/29/90 Prior Lake, MN Minnesota (WCHA) 2009
Eric Tangradi 6'3 214 02/10/89 Philadelphia, PA Belleville (OHL) ANA
*+James van Riemsdyk 6'3 211 05/04/89 Middletown, NJ New Hampshire (HEA) PHI
Mitch Wahl 6'0 190 01/22/90 Seal Beach, CA Spokane (WHL) CGY
*Colin Wilson 6'1 213 10/20/89 Greenwich, CT Boston (HEA) NSH

* Returning player from 2008 U.S. National Junior Team
+ Returning player from 2007 U.S. National Junior Team


Head Coach: Ron Rolston (Ann Arbor, MI)
Assistant Coach: Nate Leaman (Clifton Park, NY)
Assistant Coach: P.K. O’Handley (Waterloo, IA)
Quote of the Day

He's only 17 but he can see the ice so well and he moves the puck and goes to the open ice all the time, so I just think he's a player that is ready to play in the NHL. I'm really looking forward to coaching someone like this.

— U.S. National Junior Team coach Ron Wilson on Auston Matthews, the projected No. 1 pick of the 2016 NHL Draft