Conklin named to United States Men's National Team

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. – Former University of New Hampshire men's hockey All-American Ty Conklin '01 (Anchorage, Alaska) was named to the 2011 United States Men's National Team on Wednesday afternoon, as announced by USA Hockey. The players will compete at the International Ice Hockey Federation World Men's Championship, April 29 - May 15, in Kosice and Bratislava, Slovakia.

Conklin was one of two goaltenders named to the team and one of seven players with previous experience on the U.S. Men's National Team. Conklin competed for the U.S. Men's National Team at the 2004 (bronze) and 2005 IIHF World Men's Championships and the 2004 World Cup of Hockey. Conklin appeared in 25 games for the St. Louis Blues and notched a 3.22 GAA with an 8-8-4 overall record in his eighth season in the NHL.

Team USA 2011 IIHF World Men's Championship Schedule
April 29 - May 15 • Kosice & Bratislava, Slovakia

Date                                    Opponent Location            Time (Local/EDT)
Sat., April 30                         Austria Kosice                     4:15 p.m./10:15 a.m.
Mon., May 2                          Norway Kosice                     4:15 p.m./10:15 a.m.
Wed., May 4                          Sweden Kosice                    8:15 p.m./2:15 p.m.
Thu., May 5-Mon., May 9        Qualification Round Kosice/Bratislava TBD
Thu., May 5-Sun., May 8         Relegation Round Kosice/Bratislava TBD
Wed., May 11-Thu., May 12    Quarterfinals Bratislava TBD
Fri., May 13                           Semifinals Bratislava TBD
Sun., May 15                         Bronze-Medal Game Bratislava 4:00 p.m./10:00 a.m.
Gold-Medal Game Bratislava 8:30 p.m./2:30 p.m.

Arena Locations: Orange Arena (Bratislava); Steel Arena (Kosice)

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