It Looks like Jack Campbell will be back to help the U.S go for Gold.
Yesterday, USA hockey announced the 31 players that they believe to be a gold medal winning team. Many names were expected,like Campbell, and a few are under the radar players, but it gives us a better look at what to expect come December 26th. This roster has a ton of a ton of skill and size on the back end. There are a lot of 92 birth years, with only three 93’s and two 94’s.
Goalies: Jack Campbell, John Gibson, Andy Iles
Defense: Justin Faulk, Derek Forbort, Kevin Gravel, Stephen Jones, Seth Jones, Austin Levi, Jon Merrill, Jarred Tinordi, Jacob Trouba
Forwards: Kenny Agostino, Josh Archibald, Bill Arnold, Nick Bjugstad, Connor Brickley, Charlie Coyle, Austin Czarnik, Emerson Etem, Brian Ferlin, John Gaudrea, J.T. Miller, Shane Prince, Kyle Rau, Brandon Saad, T.J. Tynan, Austin Watson, Jason Zucker
Some highlights of the team: J.T. Miller, Brandon Saad, Emerson Etem, , Justin Faulk, Jerred Tinordi and Jack Campbell. The Americans won gold in 2010 against the Canadians, but was unable to make it to the finals in 2011 and settled with a Bronze medal.