COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Jeremy Roenick of the
Philadelphia Flyers withdrew from the U.S. World Cup team because
of unspecified health reasons and was replaced by Scott Gomez of
the New Jersey Devils on Wednesday.
Roenick, a 16-year NHL veteran, helped the United States win the
silver medal at the 2002 Salt Lake City Games.
Gomez has played five seasons for New Jersey, including the
Devils' Stanley Cup championship team in 2002-03. In 24 playoff
games that season, he had three goals and nine assists. He had 70
points and 56 assists last season.