OSTRAVA, Czech Republic – Forward Charlie Coyle (East Weymouth, Mass./Minnesota Wild) has been added to the 2015 U.S. Men's National Team that is competing at the International Ice Hockey Federation Men's World Championship in Ostrava and Prague, Czech Republic.
Coyle will be representing the United States for the third time in IIHF competition. A two-time U.S. National Junior Team member (2011, 2012), Coyle helped the 2011 squad earn a bronze medal in the 2011 IIHF World Junior Championship in Buffalo, New York.
In three seasons with the NHL's Minnesota Wild, Coyle has collected 79 points, including 31 goals and 48 assists in 189 games. He played in all 82 regular-season games in 2014-15 and recorded a career-high 35 points (11 goals, 24 assists).
Coyle began his professional hockey career in 2012 as a member of the Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League. Prior to that, Coyle spent a season with the Saint John Sea Dogs of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League after playing two seasons of college hockey at Boston University (2010-12).
Team USA's roster now has 14 forwards, eight defensemen, and three goaltenders.
|April 28||Austria (ex.)||W, 4-1|
|May 1||Finland||W, 5-1|
|May 2||Norway||W, 2-1|
|May 4||Russia||W, 4-2|
|May 7||Belarus||L, 2-5|
|May 8||Denmark||W, 1-0|
|May 10||Slovenia||W, 3-1|
|May 12||Slovakia||W, 5-4 OT|
|May 17||Czech Republic
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