Twenty-five current and former NCAA Division I men’s hockey players, representing 14 different schools, have been named to the 2022 United States Olympic roster, it was announced Thursday by USA Hockey. The team will represent the United States at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games Feb. 3-20 in Beijing, China.
Fifteen of the 25 players are currently playing in the NCAA, including national scoring leader Nathan Smith of Minnesota State University, who has recorded 13 goals and 33 points in 22 games this season for the Mavericks.
Five Division I men’s hockey conferences are represented, including five current players from the Big Ten, four from the NCHC, three from Hockey East, two from the ECAC and one from the CCHA.
The other 10 players on the roster all played collegiately, including 2011 Hobey Baker Award winner Andy Miele (Miami University), who now skates for Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).
|2022 UNITED STATES MEN’S OLYMPIC ROSTER:|
|Player||Pos.||Current Team||NCAA Team|
|Kenny Agostino||F||Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod (KHL)||Yale|
|Noah Cates||F||Minnesota Duluth||Minnesota Duluth|
|Drew Commesso||G||Boston University||Boston University|
|Brian Cooper||D||Oskarshamn (SHL)||Omaha|
|Drew Helleson||D||Boston College||Boston College|
|Sam Hentges||F||St. Cloud State||St. Cloud State|
|Steven Kampfer||D||Ak Bars Kazan (KHL)||Michigan|
|Strauss Mann||G||Skelleftea AIK (SHL)||Michigan|
|Marc McLaughlin||F||Boston College||Boston College|
|Andy Miele||F||Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod (KHL)||Miami|
|Pat Nagle||G||Lehigh Valley (AHL)||Ferris State|
|Aaron Ness||D||Providence (AHL)||Minnesota|
|Brian O’Neill||F||Jokerit (KHL)||Yale|
|Nick Perbix||D||St. Cloud State||St. Cloud State|
|Jake Sanderson||D||North Dakota||North Dakota|
|Nick Shore||F||Sibir Novosibirsk (KHL)||Denver|
|Nathan Smith||F||Minnesota State||Minnesota State|
|David Warsofsky||D||Ingolstadt (DEL)||Boston University|
The U.S. Olympic Men’s Ice Hockey Team opens play on Feb. 10 when it faces host China in its first preliminary round game at 8:10 a.m. ET. For more information on the 2022 U.S. Olympic Men’s Ice Hockey Team, including the full roster, click here.
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