39 players with USHL ties represented on World Junior rosters
The league has 45 ties in the rescheduled 2022 tournament, with 39 players from the league split across seven different rosters.
EDMONTON, Alberta — The rescheduled 2022 World Junior Championship gets underway Tuesday, Aug. 9, and there are a number of players with USHL ties who are playing in the tournament. A total of 39 players from the league are playing on rosters for the United States, Latvia, Slovakia, Austria, Czechia, Finland and Switzerland.
The United States leads the way with 24 players from the USHL, including team captain Brock Faber — who played for the USNTDP from 2018-20. Two of the three goaltenders for the United States, Remington Keopple (Des Moines Buccaneers) and Kaidan Mbereko (Lincoln Stars), also come from the USHL.
Other players from the USHL playing for the United States:
- Sean Behrens (USNTDP 2019-21)
- Charlie Stramel (USNTDP 2020-22)
- Logan Cooley (USNTDP 2020-22)
- Luke Hughes (USNTDP 2019-21)
- Matthew Coronato (Chicago Steel 2019-21)
- Mackie Samoskevich (Chicago Steel 2018-21)
- Tyler Kleven (USNTDP 2018-20)
- Jacob Truscott (USNTDP 2018-20)
- Wyatt Kaiser (Dubuque 2019-20)
- Ian Moore (Chicago 2020-21)
- Jack Peart (Fargo 2019-21)
- Brett Berard (USNTDP 2018-20)
- Thomas Bordeleau (USNTDP 2018-20)
- Riley Duran (Youngstown 2020-21 and 2018-19)
- Dominic James (Lincoln 2018-21)
- Matthew Knies (Tri-City 2018-21)
- Carter Mazur (Tri-City 2018-21)
- Hunter McKown (USNTDP 2018-20)
- Sasha Pastujov (USNTDP 2019-21)
- Redmond Savage (USNTDP 2019-21)
- Landon Slaggert (USNTDP 2018-20)
John Vanbiesbrouck, who is currently the general manager of the NTDP, is serving as the U.S. general manager.
The United States will play their first game of the preliminary round Tuesday, Aug. 9 at 9:00 CST against Germany.