Sabres' Eichel is going to the World Championships.

April 18, 2019 - 12:18 pm

(WGR 550) - On locker cleanout day Jack Eichel said he wasn’t sure if he was going to play at the World Championships. Team USA announced on Thursday that Eichel will be a participant joining Western New York’s Pat Kane.

Eichel played in this tournament in 2015 and had two goals and five assists for seven points in 10 games. Eichel and Team USA took home a bronze medal.

Others named to the squad are,


Ryan Suter Minn.

James van Riemsdyk Phil.

Cory Schneider N.J.

Dylan Larkin Det.

Chris Kreider N.Y.R.

Brady Skjei N.Y.R.

Quinn Hughes Van.

Colin White Ott.

Thatcher Demko Van.

Clayton Keller Arz.

Frank Vatrano Flor.

Alec Martinez L.A.

Alex DeBrincat Chi.

Luke Glendening Det.

Cayden Primeau Mont. Laval (AHL). Played at Northeastern this season.  


Team USA general manager Chris Drury is leaving some spots open for players still in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

The United States opens the tournament in Slovakia on May 10 against the home squad.  

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