In conjunction with USA Hockey, the Winnipeg Jets Hockey Club is proud to announce that Connor Hellebuyck has been named to the U.S. Men’s National Team roster for the 2015 IIHF World Championship in the Czech Republic from May 1-17.
Hellebuyck, 21, was selected by the Jets in the fifth round, 130th overall at the 2012 NHL Draft and will join team U.S.A. at the world championship for the second consecutive year after finishing sixth last spring in Belarus.
Hellebuyck, from Commerce, MI, just completed his first professional season with the AHL’s St. John’s IceCaps before being recalled by the Jets on Apr. 10. He was named to the 2015 AHL All-Star Game and was named AHL First Star of the Week on November 23. He will join Team U.S.A this weekend.
Born May 19 1993 -- Commerce, MI
Height 6.04 -- Weight 200
Selected by Winnipeg Jets round 5 #130 overall 2012 NHL Entry Draft