U.S. roster has rebuilt defense

Updated: January 2, 2014, 11:00 AM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The U.S. team that will look to avenge a loss in the Olympic final four years ago will feature an almost entirely remade defensive corps but lots of familiar faces among the forward group and in goal.

The roster, announced Wednesday following the Winter Classic outdoor game between the Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs, features 13 players who were on the team that lost in the 2010 gold-medal game to Canada in overtime.

However, a handful of familiar ...

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