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Michalek named to Team Czech Republic for 2016 World Cup

by Chris Lund / Toronto Maple Leafs

Final roster announcements for the World Cup of Hockey began on Friday. Among the first teams to finalize their roster was the Czech Republic who announced that Maple Leafs forward Milan Michalek would take part in the World Cup.

Michalek has represented the Czech Republic at every level of international competition since 1999 when he was a member of the Czech U17 team. At the senior level he has taken part in two Olympic games, four World Championships. This will be his first World Cup.

Named to Team Czech Republic are:

Radek Faksa, Dallas Stars; F

Martin Hanzal, Arizona Coyotes; F

Ales Hemsky, Dallas Stars; F

Tomas Hertl, San Jose Sharks; F

Dmitrij Jaskin, St. Louis Blues; F

David Krejci, Boston Bruins; F

Milan Michalek, Toronto Maple Leafs; F

Ondrej Palat, Tampa Bay Lightning; F

David Pastrnak, Boston Bruins; F

Tomas Plekanec, Montreal Canadiens; F

Vladimir Sobotka, Avangard Omsk (KHL); F

Jakub Voracek, Philadelphia Flyers; F

Radko Gudas, Philadelphia Flyers; D

Michal Jordan, Carolina Hurricanes; D

Michal Kempny, Chicago Blackhawks; D

Zbynek Michalek, Arizona Coyotes; D

Jakub Nakladal, Calgary Flames; D

Roman Polak, San Jose Sharks; D

Andrej Sustr, Tampa Bay Lightning; D

Petr Mrazek, Detroit Red Wings; G

Michal Neuvirth, Philadelphia Flyers; G

Ondrej Pavelec, Winnipeg Jets; G

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