On Tuesday morning, USA Hockey named the preliminary roster from which they will select the player to represent the country at the 2015 World Junior Championships. The Blackhawks will be well represented on – and off – the ice.
The USA team will be coached by Mark Osiecki, who is currently an assistant coach with the Rockford IceHogs. The roster Osiecki will be working with at the camp will include four recent Blackhawks draft picks.
Nick Schmaltz, F
University of North Dakota
Draft: 2014 (1st round – 20th overall)
Anthony Louis, F
Miami (Ohio) University
Draft: 2013 (6th round – 181st overall)
Tyler Motte, F
University of Michigan
Draft: 2013 (4th round – 121st overall)
John Hayden, F
Draft: 2013 (3rd round – 71st overall)