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Team Canada Roster Announced: Men's Hockey Roster Finally Revealed

[caption id="attachment_77315" align="aligncenter" width="620"]Team Canada Roster Announced:  Men's Hockey Roster Finally Revealed Team Canada Roster Announced: Men's Hockey Roster Finally Revealed[/caption]The long wait is finally over.

With executive director Steve Yzerman and his staff on hand to announce the 25-player Canadian men’s Olympic hockey roster Tuesday in Toronto, the team selected can now turn its attention to defending the country’s gold medal.

"We won a gut-wrenching gold medal on home ice in Vancouver four years ago. The competition is even harder today," said head coach Mike Babcock.

Later today Russia is expected to name Alexei Emelin and Andrei Markov as players for its Olympic squad.

Goaltenders

PlayerHt.Wt.BirthdateHometown2013-14 Team
Roberto Luongo6'3"21704/04/79Montreal, Que.Vancouver Canucks
Carey Price6'3"20908/16/87Anahim Lake, B.C.Montreal Canadiens
Mike Smith6'4"21503/22/82Kingston, Ont.Phoenix Coyotes

Defence

PlayerHt.Wt.BirthdateHometown2013-14 Team
Jay Bouwmeester6'4"21209/27/83Edmonton, Alta.St. Louis Blues
Drew Doughty6'1"20812/08/89London, Ont.Los Angeles Kings
Dan Hamhuis6'1"20912/13/82Smithers, B.C.Vancouver Canucks
Duncan Keith6'1"20007/16/83Penticton, B.C.Chicago Blackhawks
Alex Pietrangelo6'3"20101/18/90King City, Ont.St. Louis Blues
PK Subban6'0"21605/13/89Toronto, Ont.Montreal Canadiens
Marc-Édouard Vlasic6'1"20503/30/87Montreal, Que.San Jose Sharks
Shea Weber6'4"23308/14/85Sicamous, B.C.Nashville Predators

Forwards

PlayerHt.Wt.BirthdateHometown2013-14 Team
Jamie Benn6'2"20507/18/89Victoria, B.C.Dallas Stars
Patrice Bergeron6'2"19407/24/85Sillery, Que.Boston Bruins
Jeff Carter6'4"21001/01/85London, Ont.Los Angeles Kings
Sidney Crosby5'11"20008/07/87Cole Harbour, N.S.Pittsburgh Penguins
Matt Duchene5'11"20001/16/91Haliburton, Ont.Colorado Avalanche
Ryan Getzlaf6'4"22105/10/85Regina, Sask.Anaheim Ducks
Chris Kunitz6'0"19309/26/79Regina, Sask.Pittsburg Penguins
Patrick Marleau6'2"22009/15/79Aneroid, Sask.San Jose Sharks
Rick Nash6'4"21306/16/84Brampton, Ont.New York Rangers
Corey Perry6'3"21005/16/85Peterborough, Ont.Anaheim Ducks
Patrick Sharp6'1"19912/27/81Thunder Bay, Ont.Chicago Blackhawks
Steven Stamkos6'0"19002/07/90Unionville, Ont.Tampa Bay Lightning
John Tavares6'0"19909/20/90Oakville, Ont.New York Islanders
Jonathan Toews6'2"21004/29/88Winnipeg, Man.Chicago Blackhawks

Head Coach: Mike Babcock (Detroit Red Wings)
Associate Coaches: Ken Hitchcock (St. Louis Blues), Claude Julien (Boston Bruins), Lindy Ruff (Dallas Stars)
Executive Director: Steve Yzerman (Tampa Bay Lightning)
Management Group: Doug Armstrong (St. Louis Blues), Peter Chiarelli (Boston Bruins), Ken Holland (Detroit Red Wings), Kevin Lowe (Edmonton Oilers)

Jason is a native of Calgary but now spends his days on the East Coast in Port aux Basques, Newfoundland.

Jason has been working part-time for eCanadaNow since 2010.Jason mostly covers sci/tech stories as well as entertainment news.

Prior to his work writing and editing for eCanadaNow, he worked in sales and marketing.

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