Canada Unveils Veteran Hockey Team for PyeongChang

Nelson’s Geoff Kinrade didn’t make the cut for Canada’s Olympic roster

"This team will make Canada proud, it will be a gold medal effort and there won't be one guy that puts that jersey on that this isn't the highlight of their hockey career". "We were more confident (going) with the players that we know than hoping with the players that we didn't know".

Canada's 2014 Olympic team was star-studded with the likes of Sidney Crosby, Carey Price, John Tavares and Jonathan Toews, The 25-man roster's one-year salary cap hit was more than US$150 million, according to the Hockey News.

The bulk of the National Hockey League experience comes from a half-dozen forwards.

"It's great to see that [Elliott] made the Olympic team", said Harkins, who was part of the player's development when he was just a teenager.

"Oh, I think no matter what, whenever you put the jersey on and represent your country, it doesn't matter if it's exhibition or global play or the Olympics, you're always making sure that you're giving 100 percent", Schuler said. But they have a dream of representing their countries. "... These guys are both pros, they're both every experienced on the Europe ice, and they have the ability to keep their team in the game". "I think you've got to embrace it and run with it and thrive from it". "I think we can become complacent with coming in second".

He'll be joined by several other familiar faces in Vancouver, including former Canucks Maxim Lapierre and Mason Raymond, as well as former Vancouver Giant turned Edmonton Oiler Gilbert Brulé.

Defensemen Chris Lee and Mat Robinson have not played in the National Hockey League.

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In goal, Team Canada will carry Justin Peters, Kevin Poulin and Ben Scrivens.

No juniors were included on the roster as officials suggested they thought it would be too much to ask teens to adjust to a "man's game" at the Olympic tourney.

"He acted casual, asking what's up", Howden recalled, via text, Thursday. Desjardins cherished hearing former NHLer Steve Thomas inform his son, Christian, he had made the team.

Missing from Canada's blue line is Cale Makar, the 19-year-old UMass-Amhearst product who recently won gold at the World Junior Championship. You can see the full list for yourself below. "To get that chance and the honour to come back, that's what our team is all about".

Expectations are sky high in Canada where boys and girls grab sticks and start whacking at pucks nearly as soon as they start walking.

The opportunity of a lifetime, which is what the Olympics are about. Like the US, which released its roster on January 1, Canada has drawn heavily on players who are playing for KHL teams.

Leggio, a graduate of St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute now plays in Germany for EHC München of the DEL and has represented Team USA in two IIHF Men's World Championships in 2010 and 2014.

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