Cory Schneider Named To 2007 U.S. National Hockey Team
April 16, 2007
Boston College junior goaltender Cory Schneider has been named to the 2007 U.S. Men's National Team.
The team will compete at the 2007 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Championship in Moscow, Russia, from April 27 to May 13.
Schneider is among the first 18 roster members that were revealed Monday. Former Eagle Andrew Alberts (2001-05) was one of five defenseman named to the squad. Additional players will be named to the U.S roster in the coming days.
Team USA will play an exhibition game against Sweden at Globe Arena in Stockholm on April 25 before beginning competition in the IIHF World Championship on April 27 against Austria. The United States will play two additional preliminary-round games against Belarus (April 29) and the Czech Republic (May 1) before the qualification round begins.