Apr 23, 2013, 7:19 PM EDT
Team USA already lined up head coach Joe Sacco for the 2013 IIHF World Hockey Championships. Now they’re starting to lock up players whose teams clearly won’t be playing when things start up in May.
The tournament takes place from May 3-19 in Stockholm, Sweden and Helsinki, Finland. While the events are often overshadowed by the Stanley Cup playoffs in North America, it can be a big deal overseas.
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