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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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I didn't even know how to celebrate. I threw my hands up, they gave me a hug, so I guess that's all I needed.

— Sabres forward Tim Schaller on scoring his first NHL goal Sunday against the Bruins