Streit, captain for Switzerland at the 2006 Olympics, will be competing in his third Olympic Games -- the Swiss saw their greatest success under his captaincy in 2006 finishing sixth. Switzerland had two upsets in 2006, including a 2-0 shutout victory over Canada where Streit picked up one assist and a 3-2 victory over the Czech Republic where he scored the winning goal.
He has represented his country in 15 international tournaments, including an impressive run of 10 consecutive World Championships from 1998-2007.
You forget how good [Nieuwendyk] was. You hear the points and stuff and you almost forget until they kind of walk you through his career, and that was really cool for me. I might have felt it a little more than some of the other guys because he was one of my favorites growing up, but that was very cool and I'm honored to have been a part of it. I had chills the entire ceremony.
— Calgary's Joe Colborne on the "Forever a Flame" ceremony for Joe Nieuwendyk