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Schroeder Added to 2016 U.S. Men's National Team

By, 04/27/16, 9:00AM EDT


U.S. Reaches 21 Players; IIHF Men's World Championship Begins May 6

Forward Jordan Schroeder (Lakeville, Minn./Minnesota Wild/Univ. of Minnesota) has been added to the 2016 U.S. Men's National Team that will compete at the International Ice Hockey Federation Men's World Championship May 6-22 in Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia.

This is the sixth time Schroeder will be representing the United States in IIHF competition. A three-time U.S. National Junior Team member (2008-10), Schroeder ranks first in U.S. history with 27 career points and 20 assists in World Junior Championship play. His 20 assists also rank fourth all-time in the tournament. He also skated on two U.S. Men's National Under-18 Teams, tallying 16 points (7-9) in 14 games while helping the 2007 squad to a silver medal and the 2008 team to a bronze. 

In six seasons of professional hockey, Schroeder has spent time with the NHL's Minnesota Wild and Vancouver Canucks and the AHL's Chicago Wolves, Iowa Wild, Manitoba Moose and Utica Comets. In 107 NHL regular-season games, Schroeder has tallied 11 goals and 16 assists for 27 points.

Prior to making his professional debut in 2010, Schroeder spent two seasons (2008-10) with the University of Minnesota Gophers after skating with USA Hockey's National Team Development Program from 2006-08. The 2008-09 WCHA Rookie fo the Year, Schroeder netted 72 goals and collected 51 assists for 73 points in 72 games for the Gophers.

The U.S. Men's National Team now includes 12 forwards, six defensemen and three goaltenders. For Team USA's updated roster, click here

NOTES: John Hynes (New Jersey Devils) is serving as head coach of the 2016 U.S. Men's National Team ... Of the current 21 players on the U.S. Men's National Team roster, 13 are alumni of the United States Hockey League, the only Tier I junior league in the United States; six spent time in the North American Hockey League, the only Tier II junior league in the U.S.; 17 have competed at the NCAA Division I level; and 13 played for USA Hockey's National Team Development Program ... The staff and players of the 2016 U.S. Men's National Team are selected by the U.S. Men's National Team Advisory Group, led by Jim Johannson, assistant executive director of hockey operations for USA Hockey. Other members include Stan Bowman (Chicago Blackhawks), Dean Lombardi (Los Angeles Kings), David Poile (Nashville Predators), RayShero (New Jersey Devils), Dale Tallon (Florida Panthers) and Don Waddell (Carolina Hurricanes). In addition, Chris Drury (New York Rangers) will serve as a member of the management group for the 2016 U.S. Men's National Team ... For more information about the 2016 U.S. Men's National Team, click here ... The 2016 IIHF Men's World Championship will include teams from 16 nations, split into two groups of eight. Teams will play a round-robin format within their group and the top four teams from each group will advance to the quarterfinals. The U.S. will play its seven preliminary round games in St. Petersburg at Yubileiny Arena … USA Hockey's international council, chaired by Gavin Regan (Potsdam, N.Y.), has oversight responsibilities for all U.S. national teams.


Team USA Schedule

Date Opponent Time (Local/ET)
May 3 Finland (exhibition) L, 2-3 OT
May 6 Canada L, 1-5
May 7 Belarus W, 6-3
May 9 Finland L, 2-3
May 12 France W, 4-0
May 13 Hungary W, 5-1
May 15 Germany L, 2-3
May 17 Slovakia L, 2-3 OT
May 19 Czech Republic (quarterfinal) W, 2-1 SO
May 21 Canada
L, 3-4
May 22 Russia
Bronze Medal Game
L, 2-7

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