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Preliminary World Cup of Hockey 2016 rosters

All eight teams in tournament announce initial 16-man groups

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The names of the first players who will be part of the 2016 World Cup of Hockey were revealed Wednesday.

Below are preliminary 16-man rosters for the international tournament, which starts Sept. 17:

TEAM USA [Full story]

Ben Bishop, Tampa Bay Lightning, G; Jonathan Quick, Los Angeles Kings, G; Cory Schneider, New Jersey Devils, G; Dustin Byfuglien, Winnipeg Jets, D; John Carlson, Washington Capitals, D; Ryan McDonagh, New York Rangers, D; Ryan Suter, Minnesota Wild, D; Justin Abdelkader, Detroit Red Wings, F; Patrick Kane, Chicago Blackhawks, F; Ryan Kesler, Anaheim Ducks, F; T.J. Oshie, Washington Capitals, F; Max Pacioretty, Montreal Canadiens, F; Zach Parise, Minnesota Wild, F; Joe Pavelski, San Jose Sharks, F; Derek Stepan, New York Rangers, F; Blake Wheeler, Winnipeg Jets, F

Video: Team USA World Cup of Hockey Jersey Reveal

TEAM CANADA [Full story]

Corey Crawford, Chicago Blackhawks, G; Braden Holtby, Washington Capitals, G; Carey Price, Montreal Canadiens, G; Drew Doughty, Los Angeles Kings, D; Duncan Keith, Chicago Blackhawks, D; Marc-Edouard Vlasic, San Jose Sharks, D; Shea Weber, Nashville Predators, D; Jamie Benn, Dallas Stars, F; Patrice Bergeron, Boston Bruins, F; Jeff Carter, Los Angeles Kings, F; Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins, F; Ryan Getzlaf, Anaheim Ducks, F; Tyler Seguin, Dallas Stars, F; Steven Stamkos, Tampa Bay Lightning, F; John Tavares, New York Islanders, F; Jonathan Toews, Chicago Blackhawks, F

Video: Team Canada World Cup of Hockey Jersey Reveal

TEAM RUSSIA [Full story]

Sergei Bobrovsky, Columbus Blue Jackets, G; Semyon Varlamov, Colorado Avalanche, G; Andrei Vasilevskiy, Tampa Bay Lightning, G Dmitry Kulikov, Florida Panthers, D; Andrei Markov, Montreal Canadiens, D; Dmitry Orlov, Washington Capitals, D; Artem Anisimov, Chicago Blackhawks, F; Pavel Datsyuk, Detroit Red Wings, F; Nikita Kucherov, Tampa Bay Lightning, F; Nikolay Kulemin, New York Islanders, F; Evgeny Kuznetsov, Washington Capitals, F; Evgeni Malkin, Pittsburgh Penguins, F; Vladislav Namestnikov, Tampa Bay Lightning, F; Alex Ovechkin, Washington Capitals, F; Artemi Panarin, Chicago Blackhawks, F; Vladimir Tarasenko, St. Louis Blues, F

Video: Team Russia World Cup of Hockey Jersey Reveal

TEAM FINLAND [Full story]

Tuukka Rask, Boston Bruins, G; Pekka Rinne, Nashville Predators, G; Olli Maatta, Pittsburgh Penguins, D; Rasmus Ristolainen, Buffalo Sabres, D; Sami Vatanen, Anaheim Ducks, D; Esa Lindell, Dallas Stars, D; Mikko Koivu, Minnesota Wild, F; Jori Lehtera, St. Louis Blues, F; Aleksander Barkov, Florida Panthers, F; Mikael Granlund, Minnesota Wild, F; Jussi Jokinen, Florida Panthers, F; Valtteri Filppula, Tampa Bay Lightning, F; Leo Komarov, Toronto Maple Leafs, F; Joonas Donskoi, San Jose Sharks, F; Lauri Korpikoski, Edmonton Oilers, F; Teuvo Teravainen, Chicago Blackhawks, F

Video: Team Finland World Cup of Hockey Jersey Reveal

TEAM CZECH REPUBLIC [Full story]

Petr Mrazek, Detroit Red Wings, G; Michal Neuvirth, Philadelphia Flyers, G; Ondrej Pavelec, Winnipeg Jets, G; Radko Gudas, Philadelphia Flyers, D; Michal Kempny, Avangard Omsk (KHL), D; Roman Polak, San Jose Sharks, D; Andrej Sustr, Tampa Bay Lightning, D; Michael Frolik, Calgary Flames, F; Martin Hanzal, Arizona Coyotes, F; Tomas Hertl, San Jose Sharks, F; David Krejci, Boston Bruins, F; Ondrej Palat, Tampa Bay Lightning, F; David Pastrnak, Boston Bruins, F; Tomas Plekanec, Montreal Canadiens, F; Vladimir Sobotka, Avangard Omsk (KHL), F; Jakub Voracek, Philadelphia Flyers, F

Video: Team Czech Republic World Cup of Hockey Jersey Reveal

TEAM SWEDEN [Full story]

Henrik Lundqvist, New York Rangers, G; Jacob Markstrom, Vancouver Canucks, G; Oliver Ekman-Larsson, Arizona Coyotes, D; Victor Hedman, Tampa Bay Lightning, D; Niklas Hjalmarsson, Chicago Blackhawks, D; Erik Karlsson, Ottawa Senators, D; Niklas Kronwall, Detroit Red Wings, D; Anton Stralman, Tampa Bay Lightning, D; Nicklas Backstrom, Washington Capitals, F; Loui Eriksson, Boston Bruins, F; Filip Forsberg, Nashville Predators, F; Gabriel Landeskog, Colorado Avalanche, F; Daniel Sedin, Vancouver Canucks, F; Henrik Sedin, Vancouver Canucks, F; Alexander Steen, St. Louis Blues, F; Henrik Zetterberg, Detroit Red Wings, F

Video: Team Sweden World Cup of Hockey Jersey Reveal

TEAM EUROPE [Full story]

Frederik Andersen, Anaheim Ducks (Denmark), G; Jaroslav Halak, New York Islanders (Slovakia), G; Zdeno Chara, Boston Bruins (Slovakia), D; Roman Josi, Nashville Predators (Switzerland), D; Dennis Seidenberg, Boston Bruins (Germany), D; Andrej Sekera, Edmonton Oilers (Slovakia), D; Mark Streit, Philadelphia Flyers (Switzerland), D; Mikkel Boedker, Colorado Avalanche (Denmark), F; Leon Draisaitl, Edmonton Oilers (Germany), F; Jannik Hansen, Vancouver Canucks (Denmark), F; Marian Hossa, Chicago Blackhawks (Slovakia), F; Anze Kopitar, Los Angeles Kings (Slovenia), F; Frans Nielsen, New York Islanders (Denmark), F; Tomas Tatar, Detroit Red Wings (Slovakia), F; Thomas Vanek, Minnesota Wild (Austria), F; Mats Zuccarello, New York Rangers (Norway), F

Video: Team Europe World Cup of Hockey Jersey Reveal

TEAM NORTH AMERICA [Full story]

John Gibson, Anaheim Ducks, G; Connor Hellebuyck, Manitoba (AHL), G; Matthew Murray, Pittsburgh Penguins, G; Aaron Ekblad, Florida Panthers, D; Seth Jones, Columbus Blue Jackets, D; Ryan Murray, Columbus Blue Jackets, D; Morgan Rielly, Toronto Maple Leafs, D; Sean Couturier, Philadelphia Flyers, F; Jack Eichel, Buffalo Sabres, F; Johnny Gaudreau, Calgary Flames, F; Dylan Larkin, Detroit Red Wings, F; Nathan MacKinnon, Colorado Avalanche, F; Connor McDavid, Edmonton Oilers, F; J.T. Miller, New York Rangers, F; Sean Monahan, Calgary Flames, F; Brandon Saad, Columbus Blue Jackets, F

Video: Team North America World Cup of Hockey Jersey Reveal

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