Blackhawks' LeBlanc added to U.S. World Championship roster
Rookie forward among 5 added to U.S. National Team
Carter and Moss played together on the U.S. Men's National Team that participated in the 2010 IIHF Men's World Championship.
Gibson played on the 2012 and 2013 U.S. National Junior Teams plus the 2012 U.S. Men's National Under-18 Team. He backstopped Team USA to the gold medal at the 2013 IIHF World Junior Championship, and collected the directorate award as the tournament's best goalie. He was also the directorate award winner at the 2012 IIHF Men's Under-18 World Championship when the United States won the gold medal.
Gionta's previous Team USA experience includes playing on the 2001 U.S. Men's National Under-18 Team.
LeBlanc is making his debut on a U.S. National Team.
Team USA's roster now includes 12 forwards, eight defensemen and three goaltenders on its roster. The maximum roster size is 25, which includes three goaltenders and 22 forwards and defensemen.