Winnipeg Jets heading to the World Cup of Hockey

Winnipeg Jets heading to the World Cup of Hockey

Dustin Byfuglien, Ondrej Pavelec, Blake Wheeler and Connor Hellebuyck were named to the World Cup of Hockey rosters earlier this week.

Byfuglien and Wheeler will represent Team USA, Pavelec to reprint Team Czech Republic and Hellebuyck will play for Team North America.

The World Cup of Hockey 2016 tournament is set for Sept. 17 to Oct. 1, 2016, in Toronto.

Eight teams — Team Canada, Team Czech Republic, Team Finland, Team Russia, Team Sweden, Team USA, Team Europe and Team North America — will compete in the two-week tournament. All games will be played at Air Canada Centre.

Photos from Winnipeg Jet Facebook Page.