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Jovanovski And Bertuzzi Named To Team Canada

by Staff Writer / Vancouver Canucks

Hockey Canada announced the Canadian Olympic Team roster for the upcoming 2006 Olympic Winter Games in Turin, Italy. As expected Ed Jovanovksi was named to the team, but so was forward Todd Bertuzzi. The teammates will both be part of the lineup when Canada goes to defend their gold medal in February 2006.

Team Canada Official Roster

Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Hometown NHL Team
Brodeur, Martin G 6'2" 210 Montreal, PQ New Jersey Devils
Luongo, Roberto G 6'3" 205 Montreal, PQ Florida Panthers
Turco, Marty G 5'11" 183 Sault St. Marie, ON Dallas Stars
Blake, Rob D 6'4" 225 Simcoe, ON Colorado Avalanche
Foote, Adam D 6'2" 215 Whitby, ON Columbus Blue Jackets
Jovanovski, Ed D 6'2" 210 Windsor, ON Vancouver Canucks
*McCabe, Bryan D 6'2" 220 Calgary, AB Toronto Maple Leafs
Niedermayer, Scott D 6'1" 200 Cranbrook, BC Anaheim Mighty Ducks
Pronger, Chris D 6'6" 218 Dryden, ON Edmonton Oilers
Redden, Wade D 6'2" 208 Lloydminster, SK Ottawa Sentors
Regehr, Robyn D 6'3" 226 Rosthern, SK Calgary Flames
Bertuzzi, Todd F 6'2" 245 Sudbury, ON Vancouver Canucks
Doan, Shane F 6'2" 216 Halkirk, ON Phoenix Coyotes
Draper, Kris F 5'10" 190 Toronto, ON Detroit Red Wings
Gagne, Simon F 6'0" 185 Ste-Foy, PQ Philadelphia Flyers
Heatley, Dany F 6'3" 215 Calgary, AB Ottawa Senators
Iginla, Jerome F 6'1" 208 St. Albert, AB Calgary Flames
Lecavalier, Vincent F 6'4" 207 Ile-Bizard, PQ Tampa Bay Lightning
Nash, Rick F 6'4" 206 Brampton, ON Columbus Blue Jackets
Richards, Brad F 6'1" 198 Murray Harbour, PEI Tampa Bay Lightning
Sakic, Joe F 5'11" 195 Burnaby, BC Colorado Avalanche
Smyth, Ryan F 6'1" 190 Banff, AB Edmonton Oilers
*Spezza, Jason F 6'3" 211 Toronto, ON Ottawa Senators
*Staal, Eric F 6'4" 205 Thunder Bay, ON Carolina Hurricanes
St. Louis, Martin F 5'9" 185 Laval, PQ Tampa Bay Lightning
Thornton, Joe F 6'4" 225 St. Thomas, ON San Jose Sharks
* - Denotes Alternate Player

Following the announcement of the official roster, Steve Tambellini addressed the gathered media to talk about the picks and the choice of both Todd Bertuzzi and Ed Jovanovski. Check out the audio clip!



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