World Cup of Hockey 2016 Rosters Finalized

173 NHL Players Selected To Compete in Best-on-Best International Tournament; Two Blue-Chip Prospects for 2016 NHL Draft Also Named.

TORONTO (May 27, 2016) – All eight teams announced today their final, 23-man rosters for the World Cup of Hockey 2016, the best-on-best international hockey championship that will be held Sept. 17 – Oct. 1 at Air Canada Centre in Toronto.

Each of the eight teams – Team Canada, Team Czech Republic, Team Europe, Team Finland, Team North America, Team Russia, Team Sweden and Team USA – added seven players today, joining the 16 selected to the respective teams on March 2. A total of 173 of the 184 selections are NHL players, plus two others -- Team North America forward Auston Matthews and Team Finland forward Patrik Laine -- who are projected to be early first-round selections in the 2016 NHL Draft.

The Tampa Bay Lightning and Chicago Blackhawks lead all NHL teams with 12 selections apiece. The Boston Bruins, Detroit Red Wings, Philadelphia Flyers and Washington Capitals follow with eight each.

The World Cup of Hockey 2016 is a joint effort of the National Hockey League and National Hockey League Players’ Association, in cooperation with the International Ice Hockey Federation. Live coverage of all tournament games will be provided by Sportsnet and TVA Sports in Canada and ESPN in the United States. A complete broadcast schedule will be announced at a later date.

Official fan travel and hospitality packages for the tournament are available from PrimeSport, the Official Fan Travel and Hospitality Package Partner of the World Cup of Hockey 2016. Visit www.primesport.com/wch for more information.

For more information on the World Cup of Hockey 2016, visit www.wch2016.com.

Team Canada

  • G Corey Crawford, Chicago Blackhawks
  • G Braden Holtby, Washington Capitals
  • G Carey Price, Montreal Canadiens
  • D Brent Burns, San Jose Sharks *
  • D Drew Doughty, Los Angeles Kings
  • D Duncan Keith, Chicago Blackhawks
  • D Jake Muzzin, Los Angeles Kings *
  • D Alex Pietrangelo, St. Louis Blues *
  • D Marc-Edouard Vlasic, San Jose Sharks
  • D Shea Weber, Nashville Predators
  • F Jamie Benn, Dallas Stars
  • F Patrice Bergeron, Boston Bruins
  • F Jeff Carter, Los Angeles Kings
  • F Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins
  • F Matt Duchene, Colorado Avalanche *
  • F Ryan Getzlaf, Anaheim Ducks
  • F Claude Giroux, Philadelphia Flyers *
  • F Brad Marchand, Boston Bruins *
  • F Tyler Seguin, Dallas Stars
  • F Steven Stamkos, Tampa Bay Lightning
  • F John Tavares, New York Islanders
  • F Joe Thornton, San Jose Sharks *
  • F Jonathan Toews, Chicago Blackhawks

Team North America

  • G John Gibson, Anaheim Ducks
  • G Connor Hellebuyck, Manitoba Moose (AHL)
  • G Matt Murray, Pittsburgh Penguins
  • D Aaron Ekblad, Florida Panthers
  • D Shayne Gostisbehere, Philadelphia Flyers *
  • D Seth Jones, Columbus Blue Jackets
  • D Ryan Murray, Columbus Blue Jackets
  • D Colton Parayko, St. Louis Blues *
  • D Morgan Rielly, Toronto Maple Leafs
  • D Jacob Trouba, Winnipeg Jets *
  • F Sean Couturier, Philadelphia Flyers
  • F Jonathan Drouin, Tampa Bay Lightning *
  • F Jack Eichel, Buffalo Sabres
  • F Johnny Gaudreau, Calgary Flames
  • F Dylan Larkin, Detroit Red Wings
  • F Nathan MacKinnon, Colorado Avalanche
  • F Auston Matthews, Zurich SC Lions (Swiss NLA) *
  • F Connor McDavid, Edmonton Oilers
  • F J.T. Miller, New York Rangers
  • F Sean Monahan, Calgary Flames
  • F Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Edmonton Oilers *
  • F Brandon Saad, Columbus Blue Jackets
  • F Mark Scheifele, Winnipeg Jets *

Team USA

  • G Ben Bishop, Tampa Bay Lightning
  • G Jonathan Quick, Los Angeles Kings
  • G Cory Schneider, New Jersey Devils
  • D Dustin Byfuglien, Winnipeg Jets
  • D John Carlson, Washington Capitals
  • D Erik Johnson, Colorado Avalanche *
  • D Jack Johnson, Columbus Blue Jackets *
  • D Ryan McDonagh, New York Rangers
  • D Matt Niskanen, Washington Capitals *
  • D Ryan Suter, Minnesota Wild
  • F Justin Abdelkader, Detroit Red Wings
  • F David Backes, St. Louis Blues *
  • F Ryan Callahan, Tampa Bay Lightning *
  • F Brandon Dubinsky, Columbus Blue Jackets *
  • 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 James van Riemsdyk, Toronto Maple Leafs *
  • F Blake Wheeler, Winnipeg Jets

Team Europe

  • G Frederik Andersen, Anaheim Ducks (Denmark)
  • G Thomas Greiss, New York Islanders (Germany) *
  • G Jaroslav Halak, New York Islanders (Slovakia)
  • D Zdeno Chara, Boston Bruins (Slovakia)
  • D Christian Ehrhoff, Chicago Blackhawks (Germany) *
  • D Roman Josi, Nashville Predators (Switzerland)
  • D Luca Sbisa, Vancouver Canucks (Switzerland) *
  • D Dennis Seidenberg, Boston Bruins (Germany)
  • D Andrej Sekera, Edmonton Oilers (Slovakia)
  • D Mark Streit, Philadelphia Flyers (Switzerland)
  • F Pierre-Edouard Bellemare, Philadelphia Flyers (France) *
  • F Mikkel Boedker, Colorado Avalanche (Denmark)
  • F Leon Draisaitl, Edmonton Oilers (Germany)
  • F Marian Gaborik, Los Angeles Kings (Slovakia) *
  • F Jannik Hansen, Vancouver Canucks (Denmark)
  • F Marian Hossa, Chicago Blackhawks (Slovakia)
  • F Anze Kopitar, Los Angeles Kings (Slovenia)
  • F Nino Niederreiter, Minnesota Wild (Switzerland) *
  • F Frans Nielsen, New York Islanders (Denmark)
  • F Tobias Rieder, Arizona Coyotes (Germany) *
  • F Tomas Tatar, Detroit Red Wings (Slovakia)
  • F Thomas Vanek, Minnesota Wild (Austria)
  • F Mats Zuccarello, New York Rangers (Norway)

Team Sweden

  • G Robin Lehner, Buffalo Sabres *
  • G Henrik Lundqvist, New York Rangers
  • G Jacob Markstrom, Vancouver Canucks
  • D Mattias Ekholm, Nashville Predators *
  • D 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
  • F Nicklas Backstrom, Washington Capitals
  • F Loui Eriksson, Boston Bruins
  • F Filip Forsberg, Nashville Predators
  • F Carl Hagelin, Pittsburgh Penguins *
  • F Patric Hornqvist, Pittsburgh Penguins *
  • F Marcus Kruger, Chicago Blackhawks *
  • F Gabriel Landeskog, Colorado Avalanche
  • F Daniel Sedin, Vancouver Canucks
  • F Henrik Sedin, Vancouver Canucks
  • F Jakob Silfverberg, Anaheim Ducks *
  • F Carl Soderberg, Colorado Avalanche *
  • F Alexander Steen, St. Louis Blues
  • F Henrik Zetterberg, Detroit Red Wings

Team Czech Republic

  • G Petr Mrazek, Detroit Red Wings
  • G Michal Neuvirth, Philadelphia Flyers
  • G Ondrej Pavelec, Winnipeg Jets
  • D Radko Gudas, Philadelphia Flyers
  • D Michal Jordan, Carolina Hurricanes *
  • D Michal Kempny, Chicago Blackhawks
  • D Zbynek Michalek, Arizona Coyotes *
  • D Jakub Nakladal, Calgary Flames *
  • D Roman Polak, San Jose Sharks
  • D Andrej Sustr, Tampa Bay Lightning
  • F Radek Faksa, Dallas Stars *
  • F Michael Frolik, Calgary Flames
  • F Martin Hanzal, Arizona Coyotes
  • F Ales Hemsky, Dallas Stars *
  • F Tomas Hertl, San Jose Sharks
  • F Dmitrij Jaskin, St. Louis Blues *
  • F David Krejci, Boston Bruins
  • F Milan Michalek, Toronto Maple Leafs *
  • 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

Team Russia

  • G Sergei Bobrovsky, Columbus Blue Jackets
  • G Semyon Varlamov, Colorado Avalanche
  • G Andrei Vasilevskiy, Tampa Bay Lightning
  • D Alexei Emelin, Montreal Canadiens *
  • D Dmitry Kulikov, Florida Panthers
  • D Alexey Marchenko, Detroit Red Wings *
  • D Andrei Markov, Montreal Canadiens
  • D Dmitry Orlov, Washington Capitals
  • D Slava Voynov, SKA St. Petersburg (KHL) *
  • D Nikita Zaitsev, Toronto Maple Leafs *
  • F Artem Anisimov, Chicago Blackhawks
  • F Evgenii Dadonov, SKA St. Petersburg (KHL) *
  • 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 Vadim Shipachev, SKA St. Petersburg (KHL) *
  • F Vladimir Tarasenko, St. Louis Blues
  • F Ivan Telegin, CSKA Moscow (KHL) *

Team Finland

  • G Mikko Koskinen, SKA St. Petersburg (KHL) *
  • G Tuukka Rask, Boston Bruins
  • G Pekka Rinne, Nashville Predators
  • D Jyrki Jokipakka, Calgary Flames *
  • D Sami Lepisto, Salavat Yulaev Ufa (KHL) *
  • D Esa Lindell, Dallas Stars
  • D Olli Maatta, Pittsburgh Penguins
  • D Ville Pokka, Rockford IceHogs (AHL) *
  • D Rasmus Ristolainen, Buffalo Sabres
  • D Sami Vatanen, Anaheim Ducks
  • F Sebastian Aho, Karpat Oulu (SM-liiga) *
  • F Aleksander Barkov, Florida Panthers
  • F Joonas Donskoi, San Jose Sharks
  • F Valtteri Filppula, Tampa Bay Lightning
  • F Mikael Granlund, Minnesota Wild
  • F Erik Haula, Minnesota Wild *
  • F Jussi Jokinen, Florida Panthers
  • F Mikko Koivu, Minnesota Wild
  • F Leo Komarov, Toronto Maple Leafs
  • F Lauri Korpikoski, Edmonton Oilers
  • F Patrik Laine, Tappara Tampere (SM-liiga) *
  • F Jori Lehtera, St. Louis Blues
  • F Teuvo Teravainen, Chicago Blackhawks