Tynan, Petersen named to Team USA for Men's Worlds
USA Hockey named their roster for the 2023 Men's Worlds Championship. Goaltender Cal Petersen and forward T.J. Tynan will both represent the USA this year.
USA Hockey announced their roster today for the 2023 IIHF Men's World Championship, which includes two players in the Los Angeles Kings organization. Goaltender Cal Petersen and forward T.J. Tynan were both named to this year's team.
In the regular season, Petersen recorded a record of 16-20-4-2 with the Ontario Reign, with 2.88 Goals Against Average (GAA) and 0.984 save percentage. He was 0-2 in the playoffs (a best-of-three series), with a 3.90 GAA and 0.826 save percentage. With the Kings this season, Petersen's record was 5-3-2, with a 3.75 GAA and 0.868 save percentage.
Petersen previously played for Team USA in 2021, where he won bronze. Petersen was recognized for having the best GAA (1.29) and save percentage (.953), and was named best goaltender in the tournament.
Serving in his first year as captain of the Ontario Reign, Tynan recorded eight goals and 73 assists, for a total of 81 points in 72 games. He led the league in assists for the second consecutive year.
Tynan made his Team USA debut last year. He recorded five assists in six games. Team USA finished fourth in that tournament, losing 8-4 to Czechia in the bronze medal game.
The tournament is being held in Tampere, Finland and Riga, Latvia. It will run from May 12 through May 28. Team USA games usually get broadcast on the NHL Network.