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Preliminary Roster For Team Canada, World Cup Of Hockey

via the NHLPA,

Hockey Canada announced today the first 16 players named to its roster for the World Cup of Hockey 2016.

Named to Team Canada are:

G Corey Crawford, Chicago Blackhawks
G Braden Holtby, Washington Capitals
G Carey Price, Montreal Canadiens
D Drew Doughty, Los Angeles Kings
D Duncan Keith, Chicago Blackhawks
D Marc-Edouard Vlasic, San Jose Sharks
D Shea Weber, Nashville Predators
F Jamie Benn, Dallas Stars
F Patrice Bergeron, Boston Bruins
F Jeff Carter, Los Angeles Kings
F Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins
F Ryan Getzlaf, Anaheim Ducks
F Tyler Seguin, Dallas Stars
F Steven Stamkos, Tampa Bay Lightning
F John Tavares, New York Islanders
F Jonathan Toews, Chicago Blackhawks

The remaining team will be announced in early June.

Below a short video of the Team Canada sweater.

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Primis's avatar

Be curious to see who makes Canada’s final spots.  They may lack a little grit for competition on NHL ice.

Posted by Primis on 03/03/16 at 12:12 PM ET

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