The first preliminary round games start Friday, 7 May, with the US kicking things off with host country Germany. Here are the Lightning players involved in this tournament, and they're not the usual suspects. Please keep in mind that rosters are still subject to change at this time.
Canada - C Steven Stamkos & W Steve Downie
Latvia - prospect W Martins Karsums
Slovakia - D Vladimir Mihalik & prospect C Richard Panik
Sweden - D Victor Hedman
Switzerland - prospect W Juraj Simek
USA - D Mike Lundin