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2016 Team USA World Cup of Hockey Roster: No Shattenkirk; Oshie Selected

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A former Blue gets a nod for his solid first season with the Washington Capitals

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Both Kevin Shattenkirk and T.J. Oshie represented Team USA at the 2014 Winter Olympics. As of right now, only one will represent the US at the World Cup of Hockey, and he's not on the Blues any more.

Team USA's rosters were the final ones to be released today, and they're notable for a decided lack of Kevin Shattenkirk:

Ben Bishop, Tampa Bay Lightning, G
Jonathan Quick, Los Angeles Kings, G
Cory Schneider, New Jersey Devils, G


Dustin Byfuglien, Winnipeg Jets, D
John Carlson, Washington Capitals, D
Ryan McDonagh, New York Rangers, D
Ryan Suter, Minnesota Wild, D


Justin Abdelkader, Detroit Red Wings, F
Patrick Kane, Chicago Blackhawks, F
Ryan Kesler, Anaheim Ducks, F
T.J. Oshie, Washington Capitals, F
Max Pacioretty, Montreal Canadiens, F
Zach Parise, Minnesota Wild, F
Joe Pavelski, San Jose Sharks, F
Derek Stepan, New York Rangers, F
Blake Wheeler, Winnipeg Jets, F

Phil Kessel, American Hero, is also surprisingly left off of this list. Goaltending is solid, but the forwards lack the pop of a team like, say, Russia, and the defense is no Team Canada or Team Sweden. Hopefully we'll see Shattenkirk named to round out the D in the coming months.