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Markov and Emelin named to Team Russia

by Staff Writer / Montréal Canadiens

Defensemen Andrei Markov and Alexei Emelin were both named to Team Russia for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi on Tuesday morning. Markov, 35, will be making his third consecutive Olympic appearance. The veteran rearguard has amassed one goal and five points in 12 career games at the Olympics. Emelin, meanwhile, will be an Olympian for the first time in his career. The 27-year-old most recently claimed gold for Russia at the World Hockey Championships in 2012.

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