COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - USA Hockey announced today 24 players who will comprise the 2022 U.S. Men’s National Team which will compete in the 2022 International Ice Hockey Federation Men’s World Championship May 13-29 in Tampere and Helsinki, Finland.
"We've got a great group of players who we know will represent our country extremely well at the world championship," said Ryan Martin, general manager of the 2022 U.S. Men's National Team and also the assistant general manager of the New York Rangers. "As with all teams USA Hockey puts on the ice at any level, our goal is to bring back the gold medal and we look forward to the challenge ahead."
Team USA will depart the U.S. for Helsinki on Saturday (May 7) and train there until departing for Tampere following its lone exhibition game on May 11 against Canada in the Helsinki Ice Hall. The U.S. begins play in the world championship on May 13 against Latvia at 9:15 a.m. ET. All U.S. games in the tournament will air live on NHL Network.
The U.S. has medaled in four of the last eight IIHF Men's World Championships (bronze in 2013, 2015, 2018, 2021).