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Source: Ron Wilson to be named coach of U.S. team for 2010 Olympics

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Ron Wilson is headed back to the Olympics with the U.S. men's hockey team.

A source tells The Canadian Press that USA Hockey will name Wilson its coach for the 2010 Vancouver Games on Monday.

The Toronto Maple Leafs coach was also behind the bench at the 1998 Olympics in Nagano.

His most famous moment with the U.S. national team came in the 1996 World Cup, when he coached the squad that upset Canada in the three-game final.

He also coached the U.S. at the 2004 World Cup and two IIHF World Hockey Championships.

Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke is in charge of assembling the U.S. Olympic team. He and Wilson are also old friends dating back to their days playing at Providence College.

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