ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues prospects Philip McRae and David Warsofsky have been named to the final roster for the 2010 U.S. National Junior Team as well as John Ramage, son of former Blue Rob Ramage. The U.S. team will begin tournament play on December 26 in Saskatoon/Regina, SK against Slovakia. From there, they will play out the remainder of pool play December 27, vs. Switzerland, December 29, vs. Latvia and December 31, vs. Canada. The quarterfinals, semifinals, relegation and 5th place game and medal games will take place on January 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th respectively.
McRae, 19, was drafted by the Blues in the second round, 33rd overall in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft. The 6-2, 195-pound forward has appeared in 31 games with the London Knights of the OHL, recording 34 points (ten goals, 24 assists) and 41 penalty minutes.
Warsofsky, 19, was drafted by the Blues in the fourth round, 95th overall in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft. The 5-8, 164-pound defenseman has played in 13 games with Boston University this season, notching eight points (four goals, four assists) along with 28 penalty minutes. Last season, Warsofsky was one of seven Terriers to play in all 45 contests and as a freshman helped his team win the national title. He ranked fourth nationally and first among freshmen in plus/minus at plus-26. Warsofsky’s 23 points (three goals, 20 assists) led all Hockey East freshman defensemen.
In addition to Blues prospects, St. Louis native John Ramage, son of Rob Ramage, was selected to USA Hockey’s final roster. This season he has played in 18 games with the University of Wisconsin, recording seven points (two goals, five assists) and 14 penalty minutes.