Here is the final roster for Team Heel (aka Team Shitbag), made up entirely of players you hate to see on the opposition but might bring yourself to cheer for if they played for your team.
Milan Lucic (LA) - Ryan Kesler (ANA) - Brad Marchand (BOS) -- The Boston Strong line
Corey Perry (ANA) - David Backes (STL) - Wayne Simmonds (PHI) -- The Breakout line
Evander Kane (BUF) - Mike Ribeiro (NSH) - Patrick Kane (CHI) -- The Actual Predators
Zac Rinaldo (PHI) - Steve Ott (STL) - Derek Dorsett (VAN) -- The ECHL Express
Jarret Stoll (LA) / Raffi Torres (TOR)
Drew Doughty (LA) - Dustin Byfuglien (WPG)
Dion Phaneuf (OTT) - Dennis Wideman (CGY)
Radko Gudas (PHI) - Kevin Bieksa (VAN)
Corey Crawford (CHI)
Mike Smith (ARI)
Head Coach: Ulf Samuelsson
Assistants: Matthew Barnaby, PJ Stock
Goalie Coach: Marty Turco
The 2016 RGS World Cup of Hockey is fully embracing the waters the real World Cup of Hockey is only brave enough to dip its toes into: gimmick teams! We're coming up with eight full rosters of players united entirely by loose gimmicks, and will pit them head-to-head via video game simulation later this year.
All logos and jerseys designed by Matthew Henderson.