Buffalo Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller has been chosen for the U.S. Olympic hockey team that will compete next month in Sochi.
The announcement was made Wednesday after the Winter Classic. Toronto beat Detroit, 3-2, in a shootout.
South Buffalo native Patrick Kane of the Chicago Blackhawks and East Amherst native Brooks Orpik of the Pittsburgh Penguins also were named to the team.
Jimmy Howard of the Red Wings and Jonathan Quick of the Los Angeles Kings are the other goalies on the roster.
Miller, 33, is the oldest player on the roster. Orpik also is 33, but two months younger than Miller.
Miller and Team USA earned the silver medal in the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, falling to Sidney Crosby and Team Canada, 3-2, in overtime of the gold-medal game.
Team USA's first game is Feb. 13 against Slovakia. The complete roster:
Ryan Miller, Buffalo Sabres
Jimmy Howard, Detroit Red Wings
Jonathan Quick, Los Angeles Kings
David Backes, St. Louis Blues
Dustin Brown, Los Angeles Kings
Ryan Callahan, New York Rangers
Patrick Kane, Chicago Blackhawks
Ryan Kesler, Vancouver Canucks
Phil Kessel, Toronto Maple Leafs
T.J. Oshie, St. Louis Blues
Max Pacioretty, Montreal Canadiens
Zach Parise, Minnesota Wild
Joe Pavelski, San Jose Sharks
Paul Stastny, Colorado Avalanche
Derek Stepan, New York Rangers
James van Riemsdyk, Toronto Maple Leafs
Blake Wheeler, Winnipeg Jets
John Carlson, Washington Capitals
Justin Faulk, Carolina Hurricanes
Cam Fowler, Anaheim Ducks
Paul Martin, Pittsburgh Penguins
Ryan McDonagh, New York Rangers
Brooks Orpik, Pittsburgh Penguins
Kevin Shattenkirk, St. Louis Blues
Ryan Suter, Minnesota Wild