USA Hockey’s 2022 International Ice Hockey Federation’s Women’s World Championship roster is about, with the group saying its 23-player staff Sunday.
The staff will return 18 gamers from this yr’s U.S. Olympic ladies’s staff, headlined by star forward Hilary Knight. The match is about to happen from Aug. 25 to Sept. 4 in Herning and Frederikshavn, Denmark.
“I am excited to officially have our team as we continue to prepare for women’s worlds,” head coach John Wroblewski mentioned in a release. “As a staff, we are confident in the skill and grit of this team and are excited to begin our journey to achieve our goals in Denmark.”
Team USA took dwelling the silver medal in Beijing in February, shedding to Canada 3-2 within the gold medal sport.
Knight, who led Team USA with 10 factors (six targets, 4 assists) at this yr’s Olympics, will make her twelfth Women’s World Championship look, probably the most in USA Hockey historical past. U.S. Olympic captain Kendall Coyne Schofield will make her ninth look.
Team USA has received gold on the World Championships in 5 of the final six tournaments. They are searching for their tenth gold medal total and first since 2019.
See the complete roster right here:
We have our staff for #WomensWorlds! 🇺🇸
— USA Hockey (@usahockey) August 14, 2022
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