INNSBRUCK, Austria Ė USA Hockey added another player with defenceman Jack Johnson following the teamís 3-2 win against Austria in the last exhibition game. The roster for the 2011 IIHF World Championship now includes 23 players.
Johnson currently plays for the NHLís Los Angeles Kings and will be making his ninth Team USA appearance.
He represented the United States last year in the 2010 Olympic Winter Games, winning the silver, and he captained the U.S. team in the 2010 IIHF World Championship. He also played in the 2007 and 2009 IIHF World Championships.
The defenceman scored five goals and had 37 assists in 82 regular-season games for the Kings this year. He also appeared in six post-season matches (one goal, four assists).
Team USA Roster
Ty Conklin, St. Louis Blues (NHL)
Al Montoya, New York Islanders (NHL)
Mark Fayne, New Jersey Devils (NHL)
Cam Fowler, Anaheim Ducks (NHL)
Jake Gardiner, Toronto Marlies (AHL)
Jack Johnson, Los Angeles Kings (NHL)
Mike Komisarek, Toronto Maple Leafs (NHL)
Ryan McDonagh, New York Rangers (NHL)
Kevin Shattenkirk, St. Louis Blues (NHL)
Mark Stuart, Atlanta Thrashers (NHL)
Clay Wilson, Florida Panthers (NHL)
Mike Brown, Toronto Maple Leafs (NHL)
Chris Kreider, Boston College (HEA)
Andy Miele, Phoenix Coyotes (NHL)
Nick Palmieri, New Jersey Devils (NHL)
Chris Porter, St. Louis Blues (NHL)
Ryan Shannon, Ottawa Senators (NHL)
Jack Skille, Florida Panthers (NHL)
Craig Smith, Univ. of Wisconsin (WCHA)
Tim Stapleton, Atlanta Thrashers (NHL)
Yan Stastny, CSKA Moscow (RUS)
Derek Stepan, New York Rangers (NHL)
Blake Wheeler, Atlanta Thrashers (NHL)