Brendan Brisson Named to USA Men’s Olympic Roster

Vegas Golden Knights prospect Brendan Brisson is going to the Olympics.

Yesterday the Team USA Men’s Olympic roster was announced, and the Golden Knights’ 2020 first-round pick was on the list.

Brisson is currently a member of the University of Michigan Wolverines, and in 23 games he’s tallied 14 goals, 13 assists, and 27 points. This is an improvement over his 2020-21 campaign in which he finished with a line of 10-11-21 in 24 games.

This is the second time Brisson has represented the United States in an international tournament, as the 6’0”, 185-pound pivot participated in the World Juniors Championship in 2021 where he won a Gold Medal.

Men’s hockey at the 2022 Winter Olympics is scheduled to start on Wednesday, February 9. The United States’ first game is currently scheduled for 8:10 a.m. ET vs. China. They will then square off vs. Canada at 11:10 p.m. ET on Friday, February 11. The United States’ last game scheduled is Sunday, February 13 vs. Germany at 8:10 a.m. After that is the qualifying round and subsequent tournament playoffs.