The Athletic’s Craig Custance penned a subscriber-only article regarding Team USA’s World Championship team, which is slowly being built at the NHL’s GM’s meetings, and here’s the Red Wings-related part of Custance’s article:
[Last year’s] team had a strong Red Wings connection with head coach Jeff Blashill the U.S. coach. Blashill is again a top candidate to be Team USA’s coach if he’s interested, with Buffalo’s Phil Housley and New York’s Doug Weight also in the mix.
If the Americans on the Red Wings show the same commitment — and it was Dylan Larkin doing a lot of the recruiting last spring — this roster quickly becomes a medal contender. Jimmy Howard, Larkin and Danny DeKeyser all were on the 2017 roster.
Custance continues at length (paywall)