3 Jr. Blues Alums Named to Team USA

Three former Jr. Blues are in Helsinki, Finland for the 77th Annual IIHF World Champions. Cal Heeter, a goaltender in the Philadelpha organization (Adirondack AHL/Ohio State/St. Louis NAHL) was named to the team along with defenseman Chris Butler (Calgary NHL/University of Denver/Sioux City USHL) and Paul Stastny (Colorado NHL/University of Denver/Omaha USHL).  Joining them is another St. Louisan, Ben Bishop (Tampa Bay NHL/University of Maine/Texas NAHL) also in goal.  

Yesterday, USA Hockey named Stastny as the team captain for the tournament.  First up for Team USA is Austria tomorrow morning.

5/4 – Austria
5/5 – Latvia
5/7 – Russia
5/8 – Finland
5/11 – France 
5/12 – Germany
5/14 – Slovakia