By @MichaelCaples –
USA Hockey has announced its final roster for the upcoming Worl Junior tournament in Buffalo, and four Michigan names have made the team.
Oxford native Josh Norris, Bloomfield Hills native Will Lockwood and Rochester native Max Jones represent The Great Lakes State on Team USA, while University of Michigan defenseman Quinn Hughes is also on the roster.
Norris and Lockwood are teammates of Hughes’ at the University of Michigan; Jones skates for the London Knights of the OHL. All four are USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program alums.
For the full roster, click here.
Western Michigan forward Hugh McGing was one of the final cuts.
Seven players return from last year’s team that won gold in Canada. The players wearing letters as captains all skated for the NTDP in Plymouth – captain Joey Anderson and assistants Kieffer Bellows, Adam Fox and Ryan Lindgren.