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Seven Canucks named to Sochi 2014 Olympic teams

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DH Vancouver Staff Jan 07, 2014 9:51 am

Seven Canucks have been named to represent their respective countries at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games.

Seven players also represented the organization in 2010: Salo, Kesler, D. Sedin, H. Sedin, Luongo, Ehrhoff and Demitra (RIP).

All men’s teams were required to announce their Olympic rosters by today’s deadline set by the International Ice Hockey Federation.

Here’s the list in alphabetical order.

 

Alex Edler – Sweden

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This will be Edler’s first appearance at the Olympics.

 

Dan Hamhuis – Canada

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This will be Hamhuis’ first appearance at the Olympics.

 

Roberto Luongo – Canada

Roberto Luongo

Image: Canadian Olympic Committee

This will be Luongo’s third appearance at the Olympics. He won Gold in 2010.

Ryan Kesler – USA

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This will be Kesler’s second appearance at the Olympics. He won silver in 2010.

 

Daniel Sedin – Sweden

Image: Vancouver Canucks

This will be Daniel’s third appearance at the Olympics. He won Gold in 2006.

 

Henrik Sedin – Sweden

Image: Vancouver Canucks

This will be Henrik’s third appearance at the Olympics. He won Gold in 2006.

 

Yannick Weber – Switzerland

This will be Weber’s second appearance at the Olympics.

Canucks prospect Ronalds Kenins, who currently plays for Zurich in the Swiss-A League, will be representing Latvia in his first Olympic Games.

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