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World Cup of Hockey 2016: Pierre-Edouard Bellemare joins Mark Streit on Team Europe roster

Two Flyers on Team Europe now.

Washington Capitals v Philadelphia Flyers - Game Six Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images

Pierre-Edouard Bellemare has been named to the roster for Team Europe at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey. He's the only Frenchmen named to the team and he joins fellow Flyer Mark Streit on the European team.

Here's the full roster, which was finalized today:


  • G Frederik Andersen, Anaheim Ducks (Denmark)
  • G Thomas Greiss, New York Islanders (Germany) *
  • G Jaroslav Halak, New York Islanders (Slovakia)


  • D Zdeno Chara, Boston Bruins (Slovakia)
  • D Christian Ehrhoff, Chicago Blackhawks (Germany) *
  • D Roman Josi, Nashville Predators (Switzerland)
  • D Luca Sbisa, Vancouver Canucks (Switzerland) *
  • D Dennis Seidenberg, Boston Bruins (Germany)
  • D Andrej Sekera, Edmonton Oilers (Slovakia)
  • D Mark Streit, Philadelphia Flyers (Switzerland)


  • F Pierre-Edouard Bellemare, Philadelphia Flyers (France) *
  • F Mikkel Boedker, Colorado Avalanche (Denmark)
  • F Leon Draisaitl, Edmonton Oilers (Germany)
  • F Marian Gaborik, Los Angeles Kings (Slovakia) *
  • F Jannik Hansen, Vancouver Canucks (Denmark)
  • F Marian Hossa, Chicago Blackhawks (Slovakia)
  • F Anze Kopitar, Los Angeles Kings (Slovenia)
  • F Nino Niederreiter, Minnesota Wild (Switzerland) *
  • F Frans Nielsen, New York Islanders (Denmark)
  • F Tobias Rieder, Arizona Coyotes (Germany) *
  • F Tomas Tatar, Detroit Red Wings (Slovakia)
  • F Thomas Vanek, Minnesota Wild (Austria)
  • F Mats Zuccarello, New York Rangers (Norway)

* named to roster today

This team is probably going to get wrecked in this tournament, if we're being fair. They also have easily the worst logo of all the teams, so they'll be ugly too. The team is made up of European players not from Sweden, Finland, Russia or the Czech Republic, all of which will ice their own teams.