Olympic Hockey Preview: Team Canada

December 26th, 2009 by Joel Dundas Leave a reply »
After the sting of the 2006 Olympics, there will likely be a bigger shift from aging veterans to the youth of the today. A healthy mix of experienced veterans and younger stars is likely to make a winning combo come February.

The following is my take on this years Canadian Olympic squad (letters in brackets represent captaincy).



Martin Brodeur : Brodeur owns just about every record a goalie can win, and has won just about everything their is to win, including Olympic gold. At 37, Marty is no spring chicken, but he can still play at a very high calibre and is likely to lead Canada once again.

Roberto Luongo : Luongo is the goalie of the future for Canada and will likely be the starter next Olympic games. Luongo has won gold at several international events, and will be likely be Marty's understudy this year.

Marc-Andre Fleury : Fleury is likely the odd man out, but he will probably be playing in the 2014 Olympics, so any experienced earned here would be very beneficial.



Shea Weber : Weber is one of the best defenceman in the game today. He can play ...

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