Former New York Rangers coach Bryan Trottier was chosen Thursday as an assistant with the USA hockey team for the World Championships.
Ron Wilson's coaching staff for the U.S. Olympic hockey team is complete, with the addition of assistants John Tortorella and Scott Gordon.
Olympic gold medalist goalie Henrik Lundqvist of Sweden will skip the upcoming world hockey championship to rest his injured hip.
Craig MacTavish of the Edmonton Oilers and Tom Renney of the New York Rangers will join Team Canada's coaching staff for the world championship, April 30-15 in Austria.
Mike Babcock of the Anaheim Mighty Ducks and Tom Renney of the New York Rangers will be part of Canada's coaching staff at the world championships.