LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles Kings forward Jeff Carter and defenseman Drew Doughty are a part of the 2014 Canadian Olympic Men’s Hockey Roster which was unveiled this morning by the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Hockey Canada.
Doughty participated in the 2010 Winter Olympic Games and helped Canada win the gold medal in Vancouver. This is Carter’s first time participating in the Olympics.
The following is a look at Doughty’s international experience to date:
INTERNATIONAL PLAY: Played for Team Canada at the following tournaments: Olympics (2010, 7 GP, 0-2=2, +6, gold medal)…World Championships (2009, 9 GP, 1-6=7, +5, silver medal)…World Junior Championships (2008, 7 GP, 0-4=4, gold medal, Top Defenseman of tournament)…World U18 Championships (2007, 6 GP, 2-3=5)…Other (2007 Super Series, 8 GP, 0-2=2), (2006 World U17 Hockey Challenge), (2006 Ivan Hlinka Tournament, gold medal).
The following is a look at Carter’s international experience to date:
INTERNATIONAL PLAY: Played for Team Canada at the following tournaments: World Championships (2006, 9 GP, 4-2=6)…World Junior Championships (2005, 6 GP, 7-3=10, gold medal), (2004, 6 GP, 5-2=7, silver medal), named a tournament All-Star in both 2004 and 2005, his 12 goals combined in 2004 and 2005 tied Eric Lindros (later tied by John Tavares) for Canada’s all-time record at the WJC…World U18 Championships (2003, 7 GP, 2-4=6, gold medal).
Last week, Kings captain/forward Dustin Brown and goaltender Jonathan Quick were named to the 2014 U.S. Olympic Men’s Hockey Roster. This week it was made official that Anze Kopitar would represent his native Slovenia and Slava Voynov would play for host Russia.
The Kings host the Minnesota Wild tonight at STAPLES Center at 7:30 p.m. in the second game of a five-game homes homestand.