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Condon '13 to Represent USA at World Championships

By: Princeton Athletic Communications
          Release: 04/19/2016
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Princeton hockey alum and current Montreal Canadiens goaltender Mike Condon '13 will still be wearing bleu, blanc and rouge this summer but it will have a different name on the from. USA.
Condon was selected by USA Hockey to represent the United States at the upcoming 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship in Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia.
Condon is the first Princeton Tiger since Jeff Halpern '99 to play for the US National Team. Halpern played in five IIHF World Championships, his last in 2008.
In addition to the 13 players named, more will be added leading up to the tournament which begins on May 6. Each team can carry a roster of 25 players with a minimum number of two goaltenders and 15 skaters.

This is the first time Condon will represent his country with a spot on the US National Team. A native of Needham, Mass. Condon made his NHL debut this season with the Montreal Canadiens. He played in 55 games replacing Carey Price who was out with an injury. In his first NHL campaign, Condon posted a 2.55 goals against average and a .903 save percentage. He was named the Canadiens nomineee for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy, which is presented to the NHL player “who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to hockey.”

After he graduated Princeton in 2013, Condon steadily progressed through the professional leagues. He started with Ontario (ECHL) and worked his way up to eing the top goalie in the AHL. Last year with Hamilton, Condon posted a 23-19-6 record with a 2.44 GAA and a .921 save percentage in 48 games. He signed a two-year extension on his contract with Montreal in February 2015, extending him through 2016-17.

Team USA Preliminary Roster

Goaltenders:
Mike Condon, Montreal Canadiens (NHL)
Keith Kinkaid, New Jersey Devils (NHL)

Defencemen:
Noah Hanifin, Carolina Hurricanes (NHL)
Jake McCabe, Buffalo Sabres (NHL)
Connor Murphy, Arizona Coyotes (NHL)
Chris Wideman, Ottawa Senators (NHL)

Forwards:
JT Compher, University of Michigan (Big Ten)
Kyle Connor, University of Michigan (Big Ten)
Nick Foligno, Columbus Blue Jackets (NHL)
Matt Hendricks, Edmonton Oilers (NHL)
Patrick Maroon, Edmonton Oilers (NHL)
Auston Matthews, ZSC Lions Zurich (SUI)
Tyler Motte, University of Michigan (Big Ten)

Head Coach:
John Hynes

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