The most prestigious winter multi-sports, the 2022 Winter Olympic Games has been beginning this month of February 2022 in Beijing, China. Many uncertainties roamed around this tournament regarding COVID-19, but finally, this season has been happening with abiding by strict COVID-19 protocol.
Hence, Ice Hockey is one of the most popular sports in the Winter Olympics. And every team has been preparing their own strategy. Twelves teams will participate from the men’s ice hockey that is going to be scheduled from 9th to 20th February at two different venues (Beijing National Indoor Stadium & Wukesong Arena).
Ice Hockey Men’s Team Roster (USA) at the 2022 Winter Olympics
Recently the USA has announced their Ice Hockey team who will be participating in the Winter Olympics 2022. The team is full of young players who do have not so much experience yet, but some of them are either former or current college hockey players (NCAA).
John Vanbiesbrouck, general manager of the 2022 US Olympic men’s ice hockey team, said “We’re excited about the roster we’ve put together, The Olympics are the biggest stage in sports and it was fun to hear the enthusiasm our players have to represent their country.”
Also, he added, “We’re fortunate to have a deep talent pool — thanks in part to all the great work of our volunteers in communities across the nation, and with the mix of players who are part of our team, we’re looking forward to competing for a gold medal in Beijing.”
In this ice hockey tournament, three groups and each group has four teams will play. Team USA will play from Group – A, where China, Canada & Germany also play their match. The first match will begin on 10th February against China at 8:10 A.M. (ET).
USA Men’s Ice Hockey Schedule & Fixture at 2022 Winter Olympics
(Eastern Time Zone)
- Feb. 10: USA vs. China (preliminary round) 8:10 a.m.
- Feb. 11: USA vs. Canada (preliminary round) 11:10 p.m.
- Feb. 13: USA vs. Germany (preliminary round) 8:10 a.m.
- Feb. 15: Men’s hockey qualification playoff TBD
- Feb. 16: Men’s hockey quarterfinals TBD
- Feb. 18: Men’s hockey semifinals TBD
- Feb. 19: Men’s hockey bronze-medal game 8:10 a.m.
- Feb. 19: Men’s hockey gold-medal game 11:10 p.m.
Who is on the USA Men’s Olympic Ice Hockey Team 2022?
The USA men’s ice hockey team is looking to build on the success of their Olympic team in the 2022 Winter Olympics. They are currently ranked 4th in the world but will be looking to improve on this performance. Right now, David Quinn is the head coach and their team roster was announced on 13th January 2022.
The team has 25 players – 14 forwards, 8 defensemen and 3 goaltenders. So let’s check out the full roster of their age & current team.
|4||Defensemen||Drew Helleson||20||Boston College Eagles|
|5||Defensemen||David Warsofsky||31||ERC Ingolstadt|
|6||Defensemen||Nick Perbix||23||St. Cloud State Huskies|
|8||Defensemen||Jake Sanderson||19||North Dakota Fighting Hawks|
|10||Forwards||Matty Beniers||19||Michigan Wolverines|
|11||Forwards||Kenny Agostino||29||Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod|
|12||Forwards||Sam Hentges||22||St. Cloud State Huskies|
|13||Forwards||Nathan Smith||23||Minnesota State Mavericks|
|14||Defensemen||Brock Faber||19||Minnesota Golden Gophers|
|16||Forwards||Nick Abruzzese||22||Harvard Crimson|
|19||Forwards||Brendan Brisson||20||Michigan Wolverines|
|20||Defensemen||Steven Kampfer||33||Ak Bars Kazan|
|23||Defensemen||Brian Cooper||28||IK Oskarshamn|
|25||Forwards||Marc McLaughlin||22||Boston College Eagles|
|26||Forwards||Sean Farrell||20||Harvard Crimson|
|27||Forwards||Noah Cates||23||Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs|
|35||Goaltender||Pat Nagle||34||Lehigh Valley Phantoms|
|37||Forwards||Nick Shore||29||HC Sibir Novosibirsk|
|39||Forwards||Ben Meyers||23||Minnesota Golden Gophers|
|42||Defensemen||Aaron Ness||31||Providence Bruins|
|51||Forwards||Andy Miele||33||Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod|
|29||Goaltender||Drew Commesso||19||Boston University Terriers|
|31||Goaltender||Strauss Mann||23||Skellefteå AIK|
|89||Forwards||Matthew Knies||19||Minnesota Golden Gophers|