Monday, January 04, 2010
BRUINS IN THE OLYMPICS
6 Bruins were named to Olympic squads, and will be participating in the 2010 Games starting February 22nd in Vancouver.
Tim Thomas was famously announced to the US team, and will be vying with Ryan Malone of the Sabres and Jonathan Quick of the Kings for playing time. This is Thomas' first Olympics.
Marco Sturm will be one of 6 NHLers on the German squad. This will be his 3rd time representing Deutschland in the Olympics.
Patrice Bergeron was graciously added to the Canadian roster, which is one of the biggest honors for players from the North. This is the first time Bergeron's been an Olympian.
David Krejci was named to the Czech team. Krejci had never represented his country in any competition such as this, although he was named to the Czech World Championship squad in '08.
And rounding out the list, Zdeno Chara and newly acquired Miroslav Satan will be on the Slovakian team. Chara's father was an Olympic Greco-Roman wrestler. This will be the second time he's been an Olympian. This will be Satan's 4th trip to the Games.
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