Kyle Palmieri Added to USA’s 2016 World Cup of Hockey Roster


TORONTO/NEW YORK (JULY 20, 2016) – USA Hockey announced today that New Jersey Devils forward Kyle Palmieri has been added to its 23-man roster for the World Cup of Hockey 2016, the best-on-best international hockey championship from Sept. 17 to Oct. 1, 2016, in Toronto. Palmieri, who will be entering his seventh NHL season in 2016-17, recorded 30 goals, 27 assists and 57 points in 2015-16, all career highs. He replaces injured Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ryan Callahan.

Representing Team USA at the World Cup of Hockey 2016 are:

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, Boston Bruins
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 Kyle Palmieri, New Jersey Devils * 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

* named to roster today

USA Hockey Release

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