2022 Winter Olympics men’s ice hockey rosters: Canada, USA announce first three NHL players

The 2022 Olympic Games are a few months away, but the building of squads has already begun. 

In early September, the NHL and IOC announced an agreement to send players to Beijing to compete for gold. Governing bodies for each team must announce its first three players by Oct. 15 while submitting their “long list.” Final rosters will be announced in January.

The puck will drop on the tournament Feb. 9. The bronze- and gold-medal games will be held Feb. 19. Canada and the United States will square off in the preliminary round on Feb. 11 at 11:10 p.m. ET.

Below are the team rosters for the 12 countries competing as they are announced.

2022 Winter Olympic rosters for men’s ice hockey

Group A: Canada

Group A: United States

Group A: Germany

To be announced

Group A: China

To be announced

Group B: ROC

To be announced

Group B: Czech Republic

Group B: Switzerland

To be announced

Group B: Denmark

To be announced

Group C: Finland

Group C: Sweden

Group C: Slovakia

To be announced

Group C: Latvia

To be announced

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