Seven Boston Bruins Players Invited To Compete In The 2016 World Cup Of Hockey Tournament
/ Boston Bruins
BOSTON, MA – The National Hockey League and the National Hockey League Players’ Association announced today the rosters for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey, seven Bruins players were selected to compete for their home countries. The seven players include Patrice Bergeron (Team Canada), Zdeno Chara (Team Europe), Loui Eriksson (Team Sweden), David Krejci (Team Czech Republic), David Pastrnak (Team Czech Republic), Dennis Seidenberg (Team Europe) and Tuukka Rask (Team Finland). From Sept. 17 to Oct. 1, 2016, eight teams – Team Canada, Team Czech Republic, Team Finland, Team Russia, Team Sweden, Team USA, Team Europe and Team North America – will compete in a best-on-best international hockey championship.
The two-week tournament, featuring more than 150 of the best players in the NHL, will progress from the Preliminary Round to the Semifinals and ultimately the Final. All tournament games will be played at Air Canada Centre in Toronto, home of the NHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs.