The tournament will take place from May 6 through May 22 in Moscow and Saint Petersburg, Russia. New Jersey Devils coach John Hynes will serve as the Americans head coach for the tournament. The Americans have won bronze in two of the last three world championships, and last won in 1960.
Hinostroza, 22, was held scoreless in seven games for the Blackhawks this season. He led the IceHogs in scoring with 51 points (18 goals and 33 assists) in 66 games. He did not record a point in three postseason games.
The Bartlett, Ill. native last wore the stars and stripes during the 2014 World Junior Championships, where he recorded three goals and two assists in five games. He also won bronze at the Under-19 World Junior A Challenge in 2011 and fifth at the 2011 Ivan Hlinka Tournament with the Under-18 USA Select team.