November 30, 2021

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The United States nominated the first three names for the Beijing Olympics

7.10.2021 21:34

The US National Hockey Team management has nominated the trio of Patrick Kane, Auston Matthews and Seth Jones for this year’s Beijing Winter Olympics.

Wing Kane and Defender Jones work for the Chicago Blackhawks led by Stan Bowman. He is also the general manager of the US Olympic team. Matthews Center is the leader of the Toronto Maple Leafs.

“Patrick, Auston and Seth reflect the high level of the players who will make up our final nomination. We will try to bring the gold back to the United States,” advertiser Bowman. The last time Americans won gold was in 1980.

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The three Canadians already have a place in the Olympic hockey tournament

Participants in the Olympic tournament announce the first three players nominated at the request of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF), the NHL Abroad and the NHLPA.

NHL players will present themselves at the Olympics after eight years of absence at Pongyang in 2018. The outdoor competition announced an agreement with the NHLPA, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and IIHF regarding the participation of professionals in Beijing in September. Participants in the hockey tournament must announce a broader list of 55 players by October 15, from which the final nominations will be made at the beginning of January next year.

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Sweden showed three trump cards to play in the Olympics against Slovakia

The United States will present themselves in Group A at the 2022 Olympics alongside Canada, Germany and domestic China, while Slovakia will face Finland, Sweden and Latvia in Group C. The Czechs, Swiss, Danes and representatives of the Russian Olympic Committee will participate in the “Pica”.

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Other countries also announced the first three names. Canada’s leaders will be strikers Sidney Crosby and Conor McDavid and backer Alex Petrangelo, Sweden nominated defender Victor Hedmann and strikers Mike Zibanijad and Gabriel Landskog. Strikers Alexander Barkov, Sebastian Aho and Miko Rantanen have a certain place in the cadre of Finland, and the Czech Republic will be represented by the wingers David Pastrchak, Ondrej Balat and Jakub Vorasek. The Associated Press reported.

Marc-Andre Fleury made a famous intervention in training: