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Canada's Olympic hockey team unveiled in Vancouver

In a ceremony held at GM Place in Vancouver, British Columbia, the Canadian men's and women's Olympic teams were announced. The men's team includes many players from the 2002 Olympic Gold Medal winning team and the 2004 World Championship squad. The most significant player left off the team is the Penguins rookie sensation Sidney Crosby. The complete Canadian men's team is as follows:

Goaltenders
Martin Brodeur (New Jersey Devils)
Roberto Luongo (Flordia Panthers)
Marty Turco (Dallas Stars)

Defencemen
Rob Blake (Colorado Avalanche)
Adam Foote (Columbus Blue Jackets)
Ed Jovanovski (Vancouver Canucks)
Scott Niedermayer (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)
Chris Pronger (Edmonton Oilers)
Wade Redden (Ottawa Senators)
Robyn Regehr (Calgary Flames)

Forwards
Todd Bertuzzi (Vancouver Canucks)
Shane Doan (Phoenix Coyotes)
Kris Draper (Detroit Red Wings)
Simon Gagne (Philadelphia Flyers)
Dany Heatley (Ottawa Senators)
Jarome Iginla (Calgary Flames)
Vincent Lecavalier (Tampa Bay Lightning)
Rick Nash (Columbus Blue Jackets)
Brad Richards (Tampa Bay Lightning)
Joe Sakic (Colorado Avalanche)
Ryan Smyth (Edmonton Oilers)
Martin St. Louis (Tampa Bay Ligthning)
Joe Thornton (San Jose Sharks)

Alternates
Bryan McCabe (Toronto Maple Leafs)
Jason Spezza (Ottawa Senators)
Eric Staal (Carolina Hurricanes)
posted at 17:20:45 on 12/21/05 by HockeyCritic - Category: Hockey Talk

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