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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Mikaela Shiffrin heads to world championships with medal records in sight

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Before Mikaela Shiffrin can hold the World Cup wins record, she can become the most decorated Alpine skier in modern world championships history.

Shiffrin takes a respite from World Cup pursuits for the biennial world championships in France. She is expected to race at least four times, beginning with Monday’s combined.

Shiffrin has a tour-leading 11 World Cup victories in 23 starts this season, her best since her record 17-win 2018-19 campaign, but world championships do not count toward the World Cup.

Shiffrin remains one career victory behind Swede Ingemar Stenmark‘s record 86 World Cup wins until at least her next World Cup start in March.

Shiffrin has been more successful at worlds than at the Olympics and even on the World Cup. She has 11 medals in 13 world championships races dating to her 2013 debut, including making the podium in each of her last 10 events.

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She enters worlds one shy of the modern, post-World War II individual records for total medals (Norway’s Kjetil Andre Aamodt won 12) and gold medals (Austrian Toni Sailer, Frenchwoman Marielle Goitschel and Swede Anja Pärson won seven).

Worlds take place exactly one year after Shiffrin missed the medals in all of her Olympic races, but that’s not motivating her.

“If I learned anything last year, it’s that these big events, they can go amazing, and they can go terrible, and you’re going to survive no matter what,” she said after her most recent World Cup last Sunday. “So I kind of don’t care.”

Shiffrin ranks No. 1 in the world this season in the giant slalom (Feb. 16 at worlds) and slalom (Feb. 18).

This year’s combined is one run of super-G coupled with one run of slalom (rather than one downhill and one slalom), which also plays to her strengths. She won that event, with that format, at the last worlds in 2021. The combined isn’t contested on the World Cup, so it’s harder to project favorites.

Shiffrin is also a medal contender in the super-G (Feb. 8), despite starting just two of five World Cup super-Gs this season (winning one of them).

She is not planning to race the downhill (Feb. 11), which she often skips on the World Cup and has never contested at a worlds. Nor is she expected for the individual parallel (Feb. 15), a discipline she hasn’t raced in three years in part due to the strain it puts on her back with the format being several runs for the medalists.

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Lucas Braathen, world’s top male slalom skier, in doubt for world championships

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Norway’s Lucas Braathen, the world’s top male slalom skier this season, is doubtful to compete in the world championships slalom on Feb. 19 after appendix surgery on Tuesday.

“It’s been a tough couple of days fighting after surprisingly finding out about quite an intense infection on my appendix,” Braathen, a 22-year-old soccer convert with a Brazilian mom, posted on social media. “I’ve been through surgery and I’m blessed that it went successfully.”

The Norway Alpine skiing team doctor said Braathen’s recovery will take a few weeks, but there is a small possibility he can make it back for the world championships slalom, which is on the final day of the two-week competition.

Braathen has two slalom wins and one giant slalom win this World Cup season. He will miss Saturday’s slalom in Chamonix, France, the last race before worlds. Countryman Henrik Kristoffersen and Swiss Daniel Yule can overtake him atop the World Cup slalom standings in Chamonix.

Braathen entered last year’s Olympics as the World Cup slalom leader and skied out in the first run at the Games.

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