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Every PyeongChang Olympic men’s hockey roster

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Twelve nations go for gold in the first Olympic men’s hockey tournament without NHL players since 1994.

There are many familiar names to close hockey followers, but this year’s event will be unlike any in Olympic history.

A full Olympic hockey schedule is here.

Group A
Canada
Justin Peters (G)
Kevin Poulin (G)
Ben Scrivens (G) — former Edmonton Oilers No. 1
Stefan Elliott (D)
Chay Genoway (D)
Cody Goloubef (D)
Marc-Andre Gragnani (D)
Chris Lee (D)
Maxim Noreau (D)
Mat Robinson (D)
Karl Stollery (D)
Rene Bourque (F)
Gilbert Brule (F)
Andrew Ebbett (F)
Quentin Howden (F)
Chris Kelly (F)
Rob Klinkhammer (F)
Brandon Kozun (F)
Maxim Lapierre (F)
Eric O’Dell (F)
Mason Raymond (F)
Derek Roy (F) — Former Buffalo Sabres season points leader
Christian Thomas (F)
Linden Vey (F)
Wojtek Wolski (F)

Czech Republic
Patrik Bartosak (G)
Pavel Francouz (G)
Dominik Furch (G)
Michal Jordan (D)
Jan Kolar (D)
Tomas Kundratek (D)
Vojtech Mozik (D)
Jakub Nakladal (D)
Ondrej Nemec (D)
Adam Polasek (D)
Ondrej Vitasek (D)
Michal Birner (F)
Roman Cervenka (F)
Martin Erat (F) — Former Nashville Predators season points leader
Milan Gulas (F)
Roman Horak (F)
Petr Koukal (F)
Jan Kovar (F)
Dominik Kubalik (F)
Tomas Mertl (F)
Lukas Radil (F)
Michal Repik (F)
Jiri Sekac (F)
Michal Vondrka (F)
Tomas Zohorna (F)

South Korea
Matt Dalton (G)
— Former Boston Bruins backup goalie
Kye Hoon Park (G)
Sungje Park (G)
Hyung Gon Cho (D)
Wonjun Kim (D)
Don Ku Lee (D)
Hyonho Oh (D)
Alex Plante (D)
Eric Regan (D)
Yeongjun Seo (D)
Bryan Young (D)
Jin Hui Ahn (F)
Minho Cho (F)
Jungwoo Jeon (F)
Kisung Kim (F)
Sangwook Kim (F)
Won Jung Kim (F)
Young Jun Lee (F)
Jin Kyu Park (F)
Woosang Park (F)
Brock Radunske (F)
Sanghoon Shin (F)
Sangwoo Shin (F)
Michael Swift (F)
Mike Testwuide (F)

Switzerland
Leonardo Genoni (G)
Jonas Hiller (G) — Former Anaheim Ducks No. 1 goalie; stopped 44 of 47 Canadian shots in a near upset in group play at the 2010 Vancouver Games.
Tobias Stephan (G)
Eric Blum (D)
Raphael Diaz (D)
Felicien Du Bois (D)
Philippe Furrer (D)
Patrick Geering (D)
Romain Loeffel (D)
Dominik Schlumpf (D)
Ramon Untersander (D)
Cody Almond (F)
Andres Ambuhl (F)
Simon Bodenmann (F)
Enzo Corvi (F)
Gaetan Haas (F)
Fabrice Herzog (F)
Gregory Hofmann (F)
Denis Hollenstein (F)
Simon Moser (F)
Vincent Praplan (F)
Thomas Rufenacht (F)
Reto Schappi (F)
Tristan Scherwey (F)
Pius Suter (F)

Group B
Olympic Athlete from Russia
Vasily Koshechkin (G)
Ilya Sorokin (G)
Igor Shestyorkin (G)
Vladislav Gavrikov (D)
Dinar Khafizullin (D)
Bogdan Kiselevich (D)
Alexei Marchenko (D)
Nikita Nesterov (D)
Slava Voynov (D) — Two Stanley Cups with Los Angeles Kings
Artyom Zub (D)
Andrei Zubarev (D)
Sergei Andronov (F)
Alexander Barabanov (F)
Pavel Datsyuk (F) — Four NHL All-Star teams with Detroit Red Wings; fifth Olympics
Mikhail Grigorenko (F)
Nikita Gusev (F)
Ilya Kablukov (F)
Sergei Kalinin (F)
Kirill Kaprizov (F)
Ilya Kovalchuk (F) — Three NHL All-Star teams; fifth Olympics
Sergei Mozyakin (F) — KHL’s all-time leading scorer; first Olympics
Nikolai Prokhorkin (F)
Vadim Shipachyov (F)
Sergei Shirokov (F)
Ivan Telegin (F)

Slovakia
Ján Laco (G)
Branislav Konrád (G)
Patrik Rybár (G)
Ivan Baranka (D)
Michal Čajkovský (D)
Dominik Graňák (D)
Marek Ďaloga (D)
Tomáš Starosta (D)
Juraj Valach (D)
Peter Čerešňák (D)
Juraj Mikuš (D)
Martin Bakoš (F)
Miloš Bubela (F)
Marcel Haščák (F)
Lukáš Cingeľ (F)
Tomáš Marcinko (F)
Patrik Lamper (F)
Ladislav Nagy (F) — Former Arizona Coyotes season assists leader
Tomáš Surový (F)
Andrej Kudrna (F)
Peter Ölvecký (F)
Michal Krištof (F)
Matej Paulovič (F)
Matúš Sukeľ (F)
Marek Hovorka (F)

Slovenia
Luka Gracnar (G)
Gasper Kroselj (G)
Matija Pintaric (G)
Blaz Gregorc (D)
Sabahudin Kovacevic (D)
Ales Kranjc (D)
Ziga Pavlin (D)
Matic Podlipnik (D)
Jurij Repe (D)
Mitja Robar (D)
Luka Vidmar (D)
Bostjan Golicic (F)
Andrej Hebar (F)
Ziga Jeglic (F)
Anze Kuralt (F)
Jan Mursak (F) — Played 46 games for Detroit Red Wings
Ales Music (F)
Ken Ograjensek (F)
Ziga Pance (F)
David Rodman (F)
Marcel Rodman (F)
Robert Sabolic (F)
Rok Ticar (F)
Jan Urbas (F)
Miha Verlic (F)

United States
David Leggio (G)
Brandon Maxwell (G)
Ryan Zapolski (G)
Chad Billins (D)
Jonathon Blum (D)
Will Borgen (D)
Matt Gilroy (D)
Ryan Gunderson (D)
Bobby Sanguinetti (D)
Noah Welch (D)
James Wisniewski (D)
Mark Arcobello (F)
Chris Bourque (F)
— Son of 1998 Canadian Olympian and Hockey Hall of Famer Ray Bourque
Bobby Butler (F)
Ryan Donato (F)
Brian Gionta (F)
— Captain, 2006 Olympian and oldest member of entire U.S. Olympic team (39)
Jordan Greenway (F)
Chad Kolarik (F)
Broc Little (F)
John McCarthy (F)
Brian O’Neill (F)
Garrett Roe (F)
Jim Slater (F)
Ryan Stoa (F)
Troy Terry (F)

Group C
Finland
Mikko Koskinen (G) — Top goalie at 2016 Worlds with 1.13 GAA, .947 save pct.
Juha Metsola (G)
Karri Ramo (G)
Juuso Heitanen (D)
Miro Heiskanen (D) — 2017 NHL No. 3 draft pick by Dallas Stars; 18 years old
Tommi Kivisto (D)
Miika Koivisto (D)
Lasse Kukkonen (D)
Mikko Lehtonen (D)
Sami Lepisto (D) — 2010, 2014 Olympic bronze medalist; 176 NHL games
Atte Ohtamaa (D)
Marko Anttila (F)
Jonas Enlund (F)
Teemu Hartikainen (F)
Julius Junttila (F)
Joonas Kemppainen (F)
Petri Kontiola (F)
Jarno Koskirant (F)
Jani Lajunen (F)
Sakari Manninen (F)
Oskar Osala (F)
Jukka Peltola (F)
Mika Pyorala (F)
Veli-Matti Savinainen (F)
Eeli Tolvanen (F)

Germany
Danny aus den Birken (G)
Dennis Endras (G)
Timo Pielmeier (G)
Sinan Akdag (D)
Daryl Boyle (D)
Christian Ehrhoff (D) — Olympian in 2002, 2006 and 2010; played mostly in the NHL from 2003-16
Frank Hördler (D)
Björn Krupp (D)
Moritz Müller (D)
Jonas Müller (D)
Yannic Seidenberg (D)
Yasin Ehliz (F)
Gerrit Fauser (F)
Marcel Goc (F) — 636 NHL games
Patrick Hager (F)
Dominik Kahun (F)
Marcus Kink (F)
Brooks Macek (F)
Frank Mauer (F)
Marcel Noebels (F)
Leonhard Pföderl (F)
Matthias Plachta (F)
Patrick Reimer (F)
Felix Schütz (F)
David Wolf (F)

Norway
Lars Haugen (G)
Henrik Haukeland (G)
Henrik Holm (G)
Alexander Bonsaksen (D)
Stefan Espeland (D)
Jonas Holøs (D)
Johannes Johannesen (D)
Erlend Lesund (D)
Mattias Nørstebø (D)
Henrik Ødegaard (D)
Daniel Sørvik (D)
Anders Bastiansen (F)
Kristian Forsberg (F)
Ludvig Hoff (F) — University of North Dakota sophomore
Tommy Kristiansen (F)
Ken André Olimb (F)
Mathis Olimb (F)
Aleksander Reichenberg (F)
Niklas Roest (F)
Mats Rosseli (F)
Martin Røymark (F)
Eirik Salsten (F)
Patrick Thoresen (F)
Steffen Thoresen (F)
Mathias Trettenes (F)

Sweden
Jhonas Enroth (G)
Viktor Fasth (G) — Former NHL goalie was Sweden’s No. 1 at 2017 Worlds before Henrik Lundqvist joined team mid-tournament en route to gold
Magnus Hellberg (G)
Jonas Ahnelov (D)
Simon Bertilsson (D)
Rasmus Dahlin (D) — Born in 2000; possible No. 1 pick in June’s NHL Draft
Johan Fransson (D)
Erik Gustafsson (D)
Patrik Hersley (D)
Staffan Kronwall (D)
Mikael Wikstrand (D)
Dick Axelsson (F)
Alexander Bergstrom (F)
Dennis Everberg (F)
Carl Klingberg (F)
Anton Lander (F)
Par Lindholm (F)
Joakim Lindstrom (F)
Joel Lundqvist (F) — Henrik’s identical twin
Oscar Moller (F)
John Norman (F)
Linus Omark (F)
Fredrik Pettersson (F)
Viktor Stalberg (F)
Patrik Zackrisson (F)

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Simone Biles routing field, edging note card at U.S. Gymnastics Championships

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BOSTON — Simone Biles leads the field by a whopping 3.1 points halfway through the U.S. Gymnastics Championships. She beat the number at the bottom of the note card in her locker at the World Champions Centre in Texas by a much smaller margin.

No matter the perspective, Biles was more dominant on Friday night than during most of the Rio Olympic cycle. In just her second meet in two years. Nine months after returning to training after a 14-month break.

Biles tallied the highest score on every apparatus in the field and the world’s highest all-around score since Rio — 60.1 points. The second-highest score since Rio? Biles’ 58.7 from her comeback meet at the U.S. Classic three weeks ago.

“At Classics, I was still easing back into everything and kind of feeling the surroundings and getting used to competing again,” Biles, 21, said on the fifth anniversary of her first U.S. all-around title. “I feel like today I really embraced it.”

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In the last Olympic cycle, Biles averaged a 1.94-point lead after the first day of nationals.

She rolls into the final day of competition Sunday, looking to become the first woman to win five U.S. all-around titles and the first non-teen to win since 1971. And send another message ahead of October’s world championships.

Morgan Hurd, who won the 2017 World all-around title in Biles’ absence, is in a distant second after four clean routines. The margin between Biles and Hurd is greater than the margin between Hurd and the eighth-place gymnast.

Asked to put her 60-pointer in perspective, Biles brought up the note card.

“I think it says 60 at the bottom,” said Biles, who hit 62.366 in Rio under a different scoring system.

Biles hit 60 points in a practice meet at her gym right before she left for the U.S. Classic. Her new coaches, Cecile and Laurent Landi, encouraged Biles to keep the visual reminder placed in her locker leading up to nationals.

“I wanted to show her that she could reach that score,” Laurent Landi said. “It’s not a big deal. If she does normal, she can be there.”

But nobody else can. Biles had 25.4 total points in difficulty on Friday. The next-highest gymnast (Hurd) had 22.7.

Biles essentially began the meet with a 2.7-point head start. She then was judged to have better overall execution than everybody else, even though she had the disadvantage of performing harder routines.

“She’s just mentally there,” said Riley McCusker, who led Biles going into the last rotation at the U.S. Classic and is in third place here. “She can take that time off and [be] physically there, too.”

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Biles’ flaw in her comeback meet three weeks ago was the uneven bars. She fell trying a more difficult routine than in Rio.

On Friday, Biles nailed her bars set, receiving applause from Laurent Landi, who coached Madison Kocian to a bars silver in Rio.

Biles has never won a national title on bars. At the Olympics, she had the highest scores in the all-around on beam, floor and vault and the seventh-highest score on bars.

“She needs to go through more mental belief that she [belongs] at this level on the bars,” said Laurent Landi, a 40-year-old former French gymnast.

Landi insisted Biles was not at her best Friday. He noted her two overcooked tumbling passes on floor that cost her six tenths for going out of bounds. Imperfect landings on other events. He dismissed Biles’ lead and said he already has plans for upgraded routines before worlds, next year and possibly in the Olympic year.

“Sometimes when it’s difficult in the gym, we, my wife and I, try just to remind her who she’s trying to beat,” he said. “It’s herself.”

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Laurie Hernandez faces big decisions before comeback

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BOSTON — Laurie Hernandez still hopes to compete in 2019, but she must find a coach and a gym first. And transition from conditioning to regular gymnastics training.

“Kind of dipping my toe in the water,” she said Friday at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships, where she is strictly a spectator.

Hernandez hasn’t competed since earning team gold and balance beam silver in Rio. Other than Simone Biles, she is the only member of the Final Five openly expressing a desire to return to elite competition next year.

“Because I’m still passionate about it,” she said. “Ever since I was a little girl I’ve always loved it, and I still do. It’s still really important to me.”

Hernandez said she has been on gymnastics equipment every so often but not consistently. She has said hello to new U.S. high-performance team coordinator Tom Forster.

She hopes to pick Aly Raisman‘s brain about coming back. Raisman took almost a year off after the 2012 London Games, then trained for a full year before returning to competition in March 2015.

Unlike Raisman, Hernandez said there is no unfinished business from the Olympics that motivates her.

“I know what I’m getting myself into,” Hernandez said. “It’s kind of like curiosity killed the cat but satisfaction brought it back. Being 16, being so curious, not really knowing what I’m walking into, that was such an interesting experience [in Rio].”

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