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Olympic Hockey Surprises

from Phil Coffey of NHL.com,

Here are 11 players who have enjoyed eye-catching performances in Vancouver.

Pavol Demitra, Vancouver Canucks—Injuries have made Demitra a forgotten man for the Canucks, having appeared in just 11 games this season. But the Olympics have seen him return to the ice and be a very effective player for Slovakia. In five games, Demitra has 2 goals and 5 assists….

Erik Johnson, St. Louis Blues—Team USA veteran Chris Drury told NHL.com that the young defenseman’s looks are deceiving.

“My wife, we get in the elevator at the hotel and she sees them and they leave the elevators and she says, ‘That kid is not on your team, he looks like he is 9.’ He’s on my team and he is one of the best players in the world.”...


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