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Kunin Added To 2019 U.S. Men's National Team

By USA Hockey, 05/17/19, 6:45AM EDT

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Forward Luke Kunin (Chesterfield, Mo./Minnesota Wild/University of Wisconsin) from the NHL’s Minnesota Wild has been added to the roster of the 2019 U.S. Men’s National Team it was announced today by USA Hockey.

Kunin started the 2018-19 season with the Wild’s AHL affiliate, Iowa, where he played 25 games (9G, 7A) before being called up to the Wild and playing the final 49 games (6G, 11A). Following the Minnesota Wild’s regular-season, Kunin returned to the Iowa Wild and played in 11 playoffs games with six goals and two assists.

Kunin has two gold medals to his credit on the international stage in IIHF events, including serving as captain of both the gold medal-winning 2017 U.S. National Junior Team and the 2015 U.S. Under-18 Men’s National Team.

A product of the USA Hockey National Team Development Program, Kunin played two seasons of college hockey at the University of Wisconsin following his time at the NTDP.

With the addition of Kunin to its roster, the U.S. is now at the maximum 25 players allowed, including three goaltenders, eight defensemen and 14 forwards.


U.S. Game Schedule

Date Opponent/Round Time (Local/ET)/Result Location Television U.S. Player of the Game
Tues., May 7 Germany
Pre-Tournament
W, 5-2 SAP Arena
Mannheim, Germany
Live Stream Johnny Gaudreau
Fri., May 10 Slovakia
Preliminary
L, 1-4 Steel Arena
Kosice, Slovakia
NHL Network Jack Eichel
Sun., May 12 France
Preliminary
W, 7-1 Steel Arena
Kosice, Slovakia
NHL Network Alex DeBrincat
Mon., May 13 Finland
Preliminary
OTW, 3-2 Steel Arena
Kosice, Slovakia
NHL Network Brady Skjei
Wed., May 15 Great Britain
Preliminary
W, 6-3 Steel Arena
Kosice, Slovakia
NHL Network Patrick Kane
Sat., May 18 Denmark
Preliminary
W, 7-1 Steel Arena
Kosice, Slovakia
NHL Network Dylan Larkin
Sun., May 19 Germany
Preliminary
W, 3-1 Steel Arena
Kosice, Slovakia
NHL Network Alec Martinez
Tues., May 21 Canada
Preliminary
L, 0-3 Steel Arena
Kosice, Slovakia
NHL Network Cory Schneider
Thurs., May 23 Russia
Quarterfinal
L, 3-4 Ondrej Nepela Arena
Bratislava, Slovakia
NHL Network Jack Hughes

2019 U.S. Roster

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U.S. Men's Worlds History


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