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Landeskog, Soderberg Added To Team Sweden's Roster

The Avalanche Swedish forwards will compete at the World Championship

by Heather Ward / ColoradoAvalanche.com

Colorado Avalanche forwards Gabriel Landeskog and Carl Soderberg will join Team Sweden at the 2017 IIHF World Championship in Cologne, Germany, and Paris, France, from May 5-21.  

Landeskog has a long history of competing for his country and is making his third appearance at Worlds. He won a gold medal on home soil at the 2013 World Championship where he collected three goals and one assist while appearing in all 10 competitions.

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Four Avs Named To Canada's World Championship Roster

Tyson Barrie, Matt Duchene, Nathan MacKinnon and Calvin Pickard look to help Canada to another gold

by Heather Ward / ColoradoAvalanche.com

Four players from the Colorado Avalanche have been selected to represent Team Canada at the 2017 IIHF World Championship. Forwards Matt Duchene and Nathan MacKinnon, defenseman Tyson Barrie and goaltender Calvin Pickard were named to the roster by Hockey Canada on Wednesday.

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Compher Named To Team USA's Worlds Roster

The Avalanche forward won a bronze medal last year with the Americans

by Heather Ward / ColoradoAvalanche.com

Colorado Avalanche rookie forward J.T. Compher has been selected to represent the United States at the 2017 IIHF World Championship in May, USA Hockey announced on Thursday. 

Compher made his first World Championship appearance in 2016, where he recorded one goal and two assists in 10 games en route to winning a bronze medal.  

This was not the forward's first international tournament run, however. Compher competed in five contests for Team USA at the 2015 World Junior Championship in Toronto, Ontario, and Montreal, Quebec. Prior to that, he captained Team America to a silver medal at the 2013 IIHF Under-18 World Championship, registering seven points (three goals, four assists) in as many contests. He was named one of the top three players on the squad by tournament coaches.

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Rantanen Named To Team Finland For World Championship

The Avalanche forward will be going to his second-straight tournament

by Heather Ward / ColoradoAvalanche.com

Colorado Avalanche rookie forward Mikko Rantanen has been selected to represent Finland at the 2017 IIHF World Championship in Paris, France, and Cologne, Germany in May. 

It is the second year in a row that he will compete for his home nation, as Rantanen won a silver medal for his country during the 2016 World Championship in Moscow, Russia, where recorded one assist in five competitions.

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Canada Wins Gold

by Ryan Boulding / Colorado Avalanche
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