‘Team USA announced the first 17 players for its world team Wednesday, and Buffalo connections dominate the roster. South Buffalo native Patrick Kane and West Seneca’s Lee Stempniak were named to the team, as were Sabres forwards Jason Pominville, Paul Gaustad and Drew Stafford. Pominville is a dual citizen (his mother is American and his father is Canadian), and he chose the United States over Canada.’
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