LAKE PLACID, N.Y. --
With its first game Wednesday against Finland, the U.S. took the ice at 9 a.m. for a quick morning skate that featured only the 22 players skating in today's game.
Here are the line combinations and pairings U.S. coach Phil Housley put together:
Mario Lucia - Sean Kuraly - Stefan Noesen
J.T. Miller - Alex Galchenyuk - John Gaudreau
Tyler Biggs - Stefan Matteau - Steven Fogarty
Thomas Di Pauli - Cole Bardreau - Ryan Hartman
Jake McCabe - Connor Murphy
Matthew Grzelcyk - Garrett Haar
Shayne Gostisbehere - Andy Welinski
That leaves 12 players sitting out: forwards Colin Blackwell, Reid Boucher, Travis Boyd, Blake Pietila, Vincent Trocheck and Jimmy Vesey; defensemen Seth Jones, Mike Reilly, Patrick Sieloff and Jacob Trouba; and goaltenders Jon Gillies and Anthony Stolarz.
The Kuraly line could be one to watch. Against Finland on Monday, that trio combined for four goals and three assists, including a hat trick by Lucia.
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