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CONROY, MILLER SELECTED TO U.S. OLYMPIC TEAM

Monday, 12.19.2005 / 5:29 PM / Los Angeles Kings | News
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CONROY, MILLER SELECTED TO U.S. OLYMPIC TEAM
LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Kings center Craig Conroy and defenseman Aaron Miller have been selected to play for the United States Olympic Hockey Team at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy, it was announced today by USA Hockey, the national governing body for the sport of ice hockey in the United States. The hockey games at the 2006 Winter Olympics begin on February 15 and conclude on February 26.

Conroy, 34, will be making his Olympic debut at the games. The 6-2, 197-pound native of Potsdam, New York, has previously represented the United States in the 2004 World Cup, where he played in two games. In 643 career NHL games with the Kings, Calgary Flames, St. Louis Blues and Montreal Canadiens, Conroy has 372 points (130-242=372).

Miller, 34, made his Olympic debut at the 2002 Games in Salt Lake City, where he played in six games and earned a silver medal. The 6-3, 218-pound native of Buffalo has also represented the United States in the 2005 World Hockey Championships; the 2004 World Cup of Hockey; the 2004 World Championships (bronze medal); and the 1991 World Junior Championships. In 516 career NHL games with the Kings and Colorado Avalanche/Quebec Nordiques, Miller has 99 points (24-74=99).

2006 USA MEN'S OLYMPIC ICE HOCKEY ROSTER
NameBirthplaceNHL Team
GOALTENDERS
Rick DiPietroWinthrop, MassNew York Islanders
Robert EscheUtica, N.Y.Philadelphia Flyers
John GrahameDenver, Colo.Tampa Bay Lightning
DEFENSEMEN
Chris CheliosChicago, Ill.Detroit Red Wings
Derian HatcherSterling Heights, Mich.Philadelphia Flyers
Jordan LeopoldGolden Valley, Minn.Calgary Flames
John-Michael LilesZionsville, Ind.Colorado, Avalanche
Aaron MillerBuffalo, N.Y.Los Angeles Kings
Brian RafalskiDearborn, Mich.New Jersey Devils
Mathieu SchneiderNew York, N.Y.Detroit Red Wings
FORWARDS
Jason BlakeMoorhead, Minn.New York Islanders
Erik ColeOswego, N.Y.Carolina Hurricanes
Craig ConroyPotsdam, N.Y.Los Angeles Kings
Chris DruryTrumbull, Conn.Buffalo Sabres
Brian GiontaRochester, N.Y.New Jersey Devils
Scott GomezAnchorage, AlaskaNew Jersey Devils
Bill GuerinWilbraham, Mass.Dallas Stars
Mike GnubleToronto, Ont.Philadelphia Flyers
Mike ModanoLivonia, Mich.Dallas Stars
Mark ParrishMinneapolis, Minn.New York Islanders
Brian RolstonFlint, Mich.Minnesota Wild
Keith TkachukMelrose, Mass.St. Loius Blues
Doug WeightWarren, Mich.St. Louis Blues


2006 USA MEN'S OLYMPIC ICE HOCKEY SCHEDULE
DayDateOpponentVenueTime (Local/PST)
Wed.Feb. 15LatviaPalasport9 p.m./noon
Thu.Feb. 16KazakhstanEspo9 p.m./noon
Sat.Feb. 18SlovakiaEspo8 p.m./11 p.m.
Sun.Feb. 19SwedenEspo5 p.m./8 a.m.
Tue.Feb. 21RussiaPalasport8:30 p.m./11:30 a.m.
Wed.Feb. 22QuarterfinalsEspo/PalasportTBA
Fri.Feb. 24SemifinalsPalasportTBA
Sat.Feb. 25Bronze Medal GamePalasport8:30 p.m./11:30 a.m.
Sun.Feb. 26Gold Medal gamePalasport2 p.m./5 a.m.