Team USA celebrates on the ice after a win over Team Canada at the Air Canada Centre on Monday afternoon (December 30) in Toronto, Canada.
The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics prep game was the last in a series before the team’s announcement on New Year’s Day in Ann Arbor, Mich.
“We had some very tough decisions, but we’re confident that we have assembled 21 players that will help us achieve our goal of winning the gold medal,” team general manager Reagan Carey shared after the announcement.
Team USA will first play against Finland on February 8th, kicking off the games in Russia.
Team USA members: Kacey Bellamy, Megan Bozek, Gigi Marvin, Michelle Picard, Josephine Pucci, Anne Schleper, Lee Stecklein (DEFENSEMEN), Alex Carpenter, Kendall Coyne, Julie Chu, Brianna Decker, Meghan Duggan, Lyndsey Fry, Amanda Kessel, Hilary Knight, Jocelyne Lamoureux, Monique Lamoureux, Kelli Stack (OFFENSE) and goaltenders Brianne McLaughlin-Bittle, Molly Schaus, and Jessie Vetter.