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Marcel Goc
NUMBER: 57 BIRTHDATE: August 24, 1983  (AGE 31)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Calw, Germany
WEIGHT: 197 DRAFTED: SJS / 2001 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (20th overall)
Goc, the highest German-born player ever selected in the NHL Entry Draft (20th overall in 2001), will make his second Olympic appearance for Germany having competed in 2006.

In 2002, he tied for the German team lead in goals (4), and ranked second in points (6) at the World Junior Championships (Group B). His effort helped his country earn a berth in the following year’s top division at the World Junior Championships.

He has represented Germany in four World Championships (2001, 2003, 2005, 2008) and one World Cup of Hockey (2004).

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My job was to get that puck and put it on net, and his job was not letting me do it. I got the best of that, but that game's over and to be honest I already forgot about it.

— Canadiens forward Alex Galchenyuk on his late game-tying goal in Montreal's 2-1 OT win
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