Note: Jesper Fasth And Roman Horak Also Going To The WJC

In addition to Chris Kreider and Ryan Bourque being named to the preliminary roster for Team USA, Rangers prospects Jesper Fasth (Sweden) and Roman Horak (Czech Republic) have been invited to their respective countries preliminary camps for the World Junior Champions according to the team.

Horak had15 goals and 19 assists for Chilliwack of the WHL. Last year playing for the Czech Republic at the WJC, Horak had one goal and one assist with seven shots on goal and was a minus four in six games. Horak was the Rangers 5th round pick in 2009.

Fasth has four goals and four assists in 24 games for HV71 i the Swedish Elite league. He was the Rangers 6th round pick in 2010.

…The European guys intrigue me and I hope to see them perform at this tournament.