Capitals' Mike Green added to Canadian roster

The Canadian Press

4/25/2008 4:57:18 PM

QUEBEC - Washington Capitals defenceman Mike Green was added to Canada's roster for the IIHF World Hockey Championship on Friday.

The 22-year-old Calgary native had 18 goals and 38 assists playing in all 82 games for Washington this season.

He has 71 points (21-50) in 174 career games with the Capitals.

Nashville Predators defencemen Dan Hamhuis was also a late addition to the roster on Thursday. The Smithers, B.C., native put up four goals and 23 assists in 80 regular season games this season.

Hamhuis and Green's addition brings Canada's roster for the tournament up to 26 players.