Greene, Johnson to Worlds

Kings defensemen Matt Greene and Jack Johnson will represent the United States at the IIHF World Championships, which will be held May 7-23 in Germany, the Kings announced today.

Greene played in the 2007 and 2008 World Championships, plus the 2003 World Junior Championships. Johnson won a silver medal with Team USA in this year’s Olympics and also played in the 2007 and 2009 World Championships and the 2006 and 2007 World Junior Championships.

Also, it was announced that Kings head equipment manager Darren Granger will be a part of Canada’s training staff for the World Championships. Granger worked for Canada at the 1999, 2006 and 2008 World Championships.

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