Mark Stuart

Deutschland Cup roster offers early peek at U.S. men's Olympic hockey lineup

Deutschland Cup roster offers early peek at U.S. men's Olympic hockey lineup

In a glimpse of what the U.S. men’s hockey roster will look like at the Pyeongchang Olympics without NHL players, former NHL standouts Brian Gionta, Ryan Malone and Mark Stuart were among the 29 players chosen to play for the U.S. select team in the Deutschland Cup tournament next month in Augsburg, Germany.

In choosing the Olympic roster, Team USA executives will select among Americans who are playing in Europe and Russia, players who are signed to American Hockey League contracts and a small number of college players. However, players in college were not included on the roster for the Deutschland Cup, which involves select teams from the U.S., Russia, Slovakia and...

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