5:12 AM EDT, Sat July 23, 2016
On the Forecheck Jul 21, 2016

Thursday's Dump & Chase: Tortorella's American Time Machine

With it being announced last week that Ryan Callahan would be replaced on USA's World Cup of Hockey Roster, today his replacement was announced: Kyle Palmieri. Phil "The Thrill" Kessel is unavailable due to hand surgery, so it only made sense to replace him with a guy whose nickname is "Palms". As I looked through the possible snubs for the last roster spot, namely Tyler Johnson of the Tampa Bay Lightning, I couldn't help but notice the glaring omissions on defense.  As reference, the defensemen named to the American squad are Ryan Suter, Erik Johnson, Jack Johnson, John Carlson, Dustin...
Newark Star-Ledger Jul 20, 2016

Devils' Kyle Palmieri makes U.S. World Cup team

Kyle Palmieri of the Devils was added to the U.S. World Cup roster, replacing an injured Ryan Callahan.
Raw Charge Jul 18, 2016

Kessel, Okposo, Johnson or someone else: Who should replace Callahan at World Cup?

Here’s a look at all the options for Team USA. Ryan Callahan’s inclusion onto Team USA for the upcoming World Cup was a surprise to no one. He is valuable on the penalty kill, works hard every shift, will go down to block shots without a second thought and provides leadership. With his former coach John Tortorella behind the bench for the Americans, Callahan is the prototypical player that fits with the type of identity Tortorella would want. So it’s quite the blow that Callahan won’t be making the trip to Toronto for the World Cup, which kicks off Sept. 17 with the preliminary...

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