Jan 1, 2014; Ann Arbor, MI, USA; A general view of the opening puck drop in the first period during the 2014 Winter Classic hockey game between the Detroit Red Wings and the Toronto Maple Leafs at Michigan Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports

Team USA Women's Hockey Roster for Sochi Announced

The 2014 Winter Olympic Games are right around the corner. The time has come where we will start to see just who will be representing the United States in this year’s games.

Today, during the second intermission of the 2014 Bridgestone Winter Classic, USA Hockey announced the roster for the Team USA Women’s Hockey team that will represent the United States of America at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.

Many of these women have represented their country in prior Olympic winning a number of different medals. Some of the names you will recognize are forwards Julie Chu, Kelli Stack, Brianne McLaughlin,and Meghan Duggan, who all represented the United States at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver.

Duggan will be the captain of this year’s team.

Another recognizable name on this list is Amanda Kessel. She is the younger sister of Toronto Maple Leafs right wing Phil Kessel. This will be her first year on Team USA.

Here is a look at the Complete Roster for the 2014 Team USA Women’s Hockey Team courtesy of USA Hockey.

Forwards
# Name Hometown Most Recent Team College Team
25 Alex Carpenter North Reading, Massachusetts Boston College (HEA) Boston College (HEA)
26 Kendall Coyne Palos Heights, Illinois Northeastern University (HEA) Northeastern University (HEA)
13 Julie Chu Fairfield, Connecticut Montreal Stars (CWHL) Harvard University (ECACH)
14 Brianna Decker Dousman, Wisconsin University of Wisconsin (WCHA) University of Wisconsin (WCHA)
10 Meghan Duggan Danvers, Massachusetts Boston Blades (CWHL) University of Wisconsin (WCHA)
18 Lyndsey Fry Chandler, Arizona Harvard University (ECACH) Harvard University (ECACH)
28 Amanda Kessel Madison, WI University of Minnesota (WCHA) University of Minnesota (WCHA)
21 Hilary Knight Sun Valley, Idaho Boston Blades (CWHL) University of Wisconsin (WCHA)
17 Jocelyne Lamoureux Grand Forks, North Dakota University of North Dakota (WCHA) University of North Dakota (WCHA)
7 Monique Lamoureux Grand Forks, North Dakota University of North Dakota (WCHA) University of North Dakota (WCHA)
16 Kelli Stack Brooklyn Heights, Ohio Boston Blades (CWHL) Boston College (HEA)

 

Defensemen
# Name Hometown Most Recent Team College Team
22 Kacey Bellamy Westfield, Massachusetts Boston Blades (CWHL) University of New Hampshire (HEA)
9 Megan Bozek Buffalo Grove, Illinois University of Minnesota (WCHA) University of Minnesota (WCHA)
19 Gigi Marvin Warroad, Minnesota Boston Blades (CWHL) University of Minnesota (WCHA)
23 Michelle Picard Taunton, Massachusetts Harvard University (ECACH) Harvard University (ECACH)
24 Josephine Pucci Pearl River, New York Harvard University (ECACH) Harvard University (ECACH)
15 Anne Schleper St. Cloud, Minnesota Boston Blades (CWHL) University of Minnesota (WCHA)
2 Lee Stecklein Roseville, Minnesota University of Minnesota (WCHA) University of Minnesota (WCHA)

 

Goaltenders
# Name Hometown Most Recent Team College Team
29 Brianne McLaughlin Sheffield Village, Ohio Burlington Barracudas (CWHL) Robert Morris University (CHA)
30 Molly Schaus Natick, Massachusetts Boston Blades (CWHL) Boston College (HEA)
31 Jessie Vetter Cottage Grove, Wisconsin Oregon Outlaws (GLHL) University of Wisconsin (WCHA)

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