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USA Hockey announces roster for IIHF Under-18 World Championship

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USA Hockey announced the 23-player roster that will represent the red, white and blue at the 2015 IIHF Under-18 Men's World Championship April 16-26 in Zug and Lucerne, Switzerland. US NTDP U-18 bench boss Don Granato will be the team's head coach.

No. Name Position Hometown 2014-15 Team (League) NCAA Commitment
1 Ethan Sarthou Goaltender Black Diamond, Wash. Tri-City Americans (WHL)
2 Joseph Masonius Defense Spring Lake, NJ USNTDP U-18 (USHL) New Hampshire
3 Caleb Jones Defense Frisco, Texas USNTDP U-18 (USHL)
4 Casey Fitzgerald Defense North Reading, Mass. USNTDP U-18 (USHL) Boston College
6 Chad Krys Defense Ridgefield, Conn. USNTDP U-17 (USHL)
7 Matthew Tkachuk Forward St. Louis, Mo. USNTDP U-18 (USHL)
9 Luke Kunin Forward Chesterfield, Mo. USNTDP U-18 (USHL) Wisconsin
10 Nick Boka Defense Plymouth, Mich. USNTDP U-18 (USHL) Michigan
11 Brendan Warren Forward Carleton, Mich. USNTDP U-18 (USHL) Michigan
12 Jordan Greenway Forward Potsdam, NY USNTDP U-18 (USHL) Boston University
16 Michael Floodstrand Forward Hinsdale, Ill. USNTDP U-18 (USHL) Harvard
17 Jeremy Bracco Forward Freeport, NY USNTDP U-18 (USHL) Boston College
19 Auston Matthews Forward Scottsdale, Ariz. USNTDP U-18 (USHL)
20 Tage Thompson Forward Oyster Bay, NY USNTDP U-18 (USHL) Connecticut
21 Christian Fischer Forward Wayne, Ill. USNTDP U-18 (USHL) Notre Dame
23 Troy Terry Forward Highlands Rach, Colo. USNTDP U-18 (USHL) Denver
24 Steven Ruggiero Defense Kings Park, NY USNTDP U-18 (USHL) Providence
25 Charles McAvoy Defense Long Beach, NY USNTDP U-18 (USHL) Boston University
26 Clayton Keller Forward Swansea, Ill. USNTDP U-17 (USHL) Boston University
27 Colin White Forward Hanover, Mass. USNTDP U-18 (USHL) Boston College
28 Jack Roslovic Forward Columbus, Ohio USNTDP U-18 (USHL) Ohio State
29 Luke Opilka Goaltender St. Louis, Mo. USNTDP U-18 (USHL) Wisconsin
30 Jake Oettinger Goaltender Lakeville, Minn. USNTDP U-17 (USHL)

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