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Jack Eichel to play for Team USA at IIHF World Championship

Posted: 2:26 PM, Apr 18, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-18 14:26:39-04
Russia v USA - 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (WKBW) — Buffalo Sabres captain Jack Eichel was named to the Team USA roster for the IIHF Men's World Championship Thursday.

Team USA will head to Mannheim, Germany for training which begins May 4th, they will begin World Championship play on May 10th against host Slovakia.

The team won bronze at the World Championship in 2013, 2015 and 2018.

Buffalo native Patrick Kane was announced as the captain of Team USA earlier in the week.

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