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2016 World Cup of Hockey: Pavelski Named to Team USA

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Joe Pavelski will be the only Shark on Team USA

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Joe Pavelski has got himself a well-deserved spot on Team USA's World Cup of Hockey roster, in the last of today's national team announcements.

Here's Team USA's jersey:

As you can see in the full roster below, there are a lot of...well...bad choices here. More players will be added later, but snubs of Phil Kessel and Bobby Ryan in favour of Justin Abdelkader and Derek Stepan are head scratchers to say the least.

Goaltenders
Ben Bishop
Cory Schneider
Jonathan Quick

Defense
Dustin Byfuglien
John Carlson
Ryan McDonagh
Ryan Suter

Forwards
Justin Abdelkader
Patrick Kane
Ryan Kesler
T.J. Oshie
Max Pacioretty
Zach Parise
Joe Pavelski
Derek Stepan
Blake Wheeler