The U.S. Men’s National Team Advisory Group includes Los Angeles Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi, and fellow National Hockey League general managers Brian Burke (Toronto), David Poile (Nashville), Paul Holmgren (Philadelphia), Ray Shero (Pittsburgh), Dale Tallon (Florida) and Atlanta Thrashers president Don Waddell; plus Jim Johannson, USA Hockey’s assistant executive director for hockey operations.
Paul Fenton, assistant general manager of the Nashville Predators and also general manager of the American Hockey League's Milwaukee Admirals, will serve as associate general manager of the 2011 U.S. Men’s National Team. In addition, USA Hockey also announced that Scott Gordon will be the head coach of the 2011 U.S. Men’s National Team.
Lombardi has served on the U.S. Men’s National Team Advisory Group before, most recently for the 2010 Olympic Games and for the 2010 Men’s World Championship.
Versus will televise all Team USA games in the 2011 IIHF World Men’s Championship. A final broadcast schedule will be available in the near future.
Team USA 2011 IIHF World Men's Championship Schedule
April 30 - May 15 • Kosice & Bratislava, Slovakia
Arenas: Orange Arena (Bratislava); Steel Arena (Kosice)
|DATE ||OPPONENT ||LOCATION ||TIME (PDT) |
|Sat, April 30 ||Austria ||Kosice ||7:15 a.m. |
|Mon, May 2 ||Norway ||Kosice ||7:15 a.m. |
|Wed, May 4 ||Sweden ||Kosice ||11:15 a.m. |
|May 5-9 ||Qualification Round ||Kosice/Bratislava ||TBD |
|May 5-8 ||Relegation Round ||Kosice/Bratislava ||TBD |
|May 11-12 ||Quarterfinals ||Bratislava ||TBD |
|May 13 ||Semifinals ||Bratislava ||TBD |
|May 15 ||Bronze Medal Game ||Bratislava ||7:00 a.m. |
|May 15 ||Gold Medal Game ||Bratislava ||11:30 a.m. |