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There is a large list of Blackhawks players playing in the tournament May 10-26

by Chris Wescott /

Blackhawks forward Dylan Strome was named to Team Canada's roster for the 2019 IIHF World Championship, which takes place May 10-26 in Kosice and Bratislava, Slovakia.

Strome had a breakout 2018-19 season after arriving in Chicago via trade with Arizona. In 58 games with the Blackhawks, Strome compiled 17 goals and 34 assists for 51 total points.

The last time Strome represented Canada, he wore the "C" at the World Juniors Championships in 2016-17.

Strome joins a growing list of Blackhawks players who will represent their home countries in the tournament. Patrick Kane and Alex DeBrincat were confirmed for Team USA, Erik Gustafsson and Marcus Kruger were named to Team Sweden, Henri Jokiharju and Kevin Lankinen are on Finland's preliminary roster, Philipp Kurashev intends to play for Switzerland, Dominik Kahun is with Germany, and Artem Anisimov was announced as a member of Team Russia.

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