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2022 Winter Olympics men’s ice hockey rosters: Canada, USA announce first three NHL players

The 2022 Olympic Games are a few months away, but the building of squads has already begun. 

In early September, the NHL and IOC announced an agreement to send players to Beijing to compete for gold. Governing bodies for each team must announce its first three players by Oct. 15 while submitting their “long list.” Final rosters will be announced in January.

The puck will drop on the tournament Feb. 9. The bronze- and gold-medal games will be held Feb. 19. Canada and the United States will square off in the preliminary round on Feb. 11 at 11:10 p.m. ET.

Below are the team rosters for the 12 countries competing as they are announced.

2022 Winter Olympic rosters for men’s ice hockey

Group A: Canada

Player
NHL team
Pos.
Connor McDavid
Edmonton Oilers
F
Sidney Crosby
Pittsburgh Penguins
F
Alex Pietrangelo
Vegas Golden Knights
D

Group A: United States

Player
NHL team
Pos.
Patrick Kane
Chicago Blackhawks
F
Seth Jones
Chicago Blackhawks
F
Auston Matthews
Toronto Maple Leafs
F

Group A: Germany

To be announced

Group A: China

To be announced

Group B: ROC

To be announced

Group B: Czech Republic

Player
NHL team
Pos.
Ondrej Palat
Tampa Bay Lightning
F
Jakub Voracek
Columbus Blue Jackets
F
David Pastrnak
Boston Bruins
F

Group B: Switzerland

To be announced

Group B: Denmark

To be announced

Group C: Finland

Player
NHL team
Pos.
Aleksander Barkov
Florida Panthers
F
Mikko Rantanen
Colorado Avalanche
F
Sebastian Aho
Carolina Hurricanes
F

Group C: Sweden

Player
NHL team
Pos.
Victor Hedman
Tampa Bay Lightning
D
Gabriel Landeskog
Colorado Avalanche
F
Mika Zibanejad
New York Rangers
F

Group C: Slovakia

To be announced

Group C: Latvia

To be announced

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