Thursday, December 31, 2009

OLYMPICS 2010: Canada, Finland, Switzerland, Germany, and Czech Republic Announce Rosters

Yesterday, five more nations announced rosters for the 2010 men's Olympic hockey teams - Canada, Finland, Switzerland, Germany, and Czech Republic. The US roster will be the final announcement which is to be made on Friday during the Winter Classic.

TEAM CANADA (announced December 30th)

TEAM FINLAND

DEFENSEMEN

Lasse Kukkonen (Avangard, KHL)
Sami Lepisto (Phoenix Coyotes)
Toni Lydman (Buffalo Sabres)
Janne Niskala (Frölunda, SWE)
Joni Pitkanen (Carolina Hurricanes)
Sami Salo (Vancouver Canucks)
Kimmo Timonen (Philadelphia Flyers)

FORWARDS
Valtteri Filppula (Detroit Red Wings)
Niklas Hagman (Toronto Maple Leafs)
Jarkko Immonen (Ak Bars, KHL)
Olli Jokinen (Calgary Flames)
Niko KapanenAk Bars (KHL)
Mikko Koivu (Minnesota Wild)
Saku Koivu (Anaheim Ducks)
Jere Lehtinen (Dallas Stars)
Antti Miettinen (Minnesota Wild)
Ville Peltonen (Minsk, KHL)
Jarkko Ruutu (Ottawa Senators)
Tuomo Ruutu (Carolina Hurricanes)
Teemu Selanne (Anaheim Ducks)

GOALTENDERS
Niklas Backstrom (Minnesota Wild)
Miikka Kiprusoff (Calgary Flames)
Antero Niittymaki (Tampa Bay Lightning)


TEAM GERMANY

DEFENSEMEN

Michael Bakos (ERC Ingolstadt)
Christian Ehrhoff (Vancouver Canucks)
Jakub Ficenec (ERC Ingolstadt)
Jason Holland (DEG Metro Stars Düsseldorf)
Korbinian Holzer (DEG Metro Stars Düsseldorf)
Chris Schmidt (Adler Mannheim)
Dennis Seidenberg (Florida Panthers)
Alexander Sulzer (Nashville Predators)

FORWARDS
Alexander Barta (Hamburg Freezers)
Sven Felski (Eisbären Berlin)
Marcel Goc (Nashville Predators)
Philip Gogulla (Portland Pirates)
Thomas Greilinger (ERC Ingolstadt)
Manuel Klinge (Kassel Huskies)
Marcel Müller (Kölner Haie)
Travis James Mulock (Eisbären Berlin)
André Rankel (Eisbären Berlin)
Marco Sturm (Boston Bruins)
John Tripp (Hamburg Freezers)
Michael Wolf (Iserlohn Roosters)

GOALTENDERS

Dennis Endras (Augsburger Panther)
Thomas Greiss (San Jose Sharks)
Dimitri Patzold (ERC Ingolstadt)


TEAM SWITZERLAND

COACH
Ralph Krueger

DEFENSEMEN
Goran Bezina (Geneva-Servette)
Severin Blindenbacher (Färjestad Karlstad)
Rafael Diaz (EV Zug)
Roman Josi (SC Bern)
Luca Sbisa (Lethbridge Hurricanes)
Mathias Seger (ZSC Lions Zurich)
Mark Streit (New York Islanders)
Yannick Weber (Hamilton Bulldogs)

FORWARDS
Andres Ambühl (Hartford Wolf Pack)
Thomas Déruns (Geneva-Servette)
Hnat Domenichelli (HC Lugano)
Sandy Jeannin (HC Fribourg-Gottéron)
Thibaut Monnet (ZSC Lions Zurich)
Thierry Paterlini (Rapperswil-Jona Lakers)
Martin Plüss (SC Bern)
Kevin Romy (HC Lugano)
Ivo Rüthemann (SC Bern)
Raffaele Sannitz (HC Lugano)
Julien Sprunger (HC Fribourg-Gottéron)
Roman Wick (Kloten Flyers)

GOALTENDERS
Martin Gerber (Atlant Mytishchi)
Jonas Hiller (Anaheim Ducks)
Tobias Stephan (Geneva-Servette)


TEAM CZECH REPUBLIC

DEFENSEMEN
Miroslav Blatak (Salavat, KHL)
Jan Hejda (Columbus Blue Jackets)
Tomas Kaberle (Toronto Maple Leafs)
Filip Kuba (Ottawa Senators)
Pavel Kubina (Atlanta Thrashers)
Zbynek Michalek (Phoenix Coyotes)
Roman Polak (St. Louis Blues)
Marek Zidlicky (Minnesota Wild)

FORWARDS
Petr Cajanek (SKA Petrohrad)
Roman Cervenka (HC Slavia)
Patrik Elias (NJ Devils)
Martin Erat (Nashville Predators)
Tomas Fleischmann (Washington Capitals)
Martin Havlat (Minnesota Wild)
Jaromir Jagr (Avangard, KHL)
David Krejci (Boston Bruins)
Milan Michalek (Ottawa Senators)
Tomas Plekanec (Montreal Canadiens)
Tomas Rolinek (Metallurg, KHL)
Josef Vasicek (Lokomotiv, KHL)

GOALTENDERS

Ondrej Pavelec (Atlanta Thrashers)
Jakub Stepanek (HC Vitkovice)
Tomas Vokoun (Florida Panthers)

2 comments:

Walt said...

Hi there, yes Canada has put out their roster. They could have put two teams into the Olympics with the talent they have.
On a side note it looks like old Marty Brodeur has your guys number this year.
Walt AKA All Sports on the Web
All Sports on the Web

Stephanie said...

AGREED - on all counts!!! Marty has our number and it's frustrating as HELL (so I can't even imagine how the players feel!)!!