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Ott chosen to play in World Championship

Stars forward Steve Ott was one of 15 players chosen by Team Canada to participate in the 2010 IIHF World Championship, which takes place May 7-23 in Cologne and Mannheim, Germany.

Mark Messier is the Team Canada general manager. The 15 players chosen so far:

G Chris Mason, St. Louis Blues (NHL)

D Francois Beauchemin, Toronto Maple Leafs (NHL)

D Brent Burns, Minnesota Wild (NHL)

D Mark Giordano, Calgary Flames (NHL)

D Kris Russell, Columbus Blue Jackets (NHL)

D Marc Staal, New York Rangers (NHL)

F Rene Bourque, Calgary Flames (NHL)

F Steve Downie, Tampa Bay Lightning (NHL)

F Evander Kane, Atlanta Thrashers (NHL)

F Steve Ott, Dallas Stars (NHL)

F Corey Perry, Anaheim Ducks (NHL)

F Rich Peverley, Atlanta Thrashers (NHL)

F Steven Stamkos, Tampa Bay Lightning (NHL)

F John Tavares, New York Islanders (NHL)

F Ray Whitney, Carolina Hurricanes (NHL