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Team USA men's hockey lineup announced for Sochi opener against Slovakia
Feb 13, 12:45am EST
Team USA has its lineup for the opening match-up against Slovakia (7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN) and
won’t be on it.
Those three players will be scratched for the first game of the tournament.
as the extra forward and
edged out Faulk on the blue line. As reported earlier today,
will start in goal and
will back him up.
As for the line combinations coach Dan Bylsma will use, here they are according to USA Hockey.
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