Carey Price and P.K. Subban come home with Gold medals
The Montreal Canadiens sent seven athletes to this years 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia and two of them came back home with gold-medals. Carey Price and P.K. Subban along with team Canada won gold in the men’s hockey tournament by defeating Sweden by a score of 3-0.
Max Pacioretty (USA – 4th), Tomas Plekanec (CZE – 6th), Andrei Markov (RUS – 5th), Alexei Emelin (RUS – 5th) and Peter Budaj (SVK – 11th) round out the other players that went to Sochi from the Canadiens organization.
See here for their full statistics of the tournament.
Review of the Men’s Hockey at the 2014 Winter Olympics
Here is the playoff bracket for the qualifiers, quarters, semi’s and finals (gold/bronze medal games)
Semi-Finals (Friday, February 21st, 2014):
SWEDEN vs FINLAND – 2-1 Final
CANADA vs USA – 1-0 Final
Bronze Medal Game (Saturday, February 22nd, 2014)
USA vs Finland – 0-5 Final, Finland wins the Bronze.
Gold (Silver) Medal Game (Sunday, February 23rd, 2014)
Canada vs Sweden – 3-0 Final, Canada wins the Gold and Sweden takes Silver.
1. Canada – Gold
2. Sweden – Silver
3. Finland – Bronze
6. Czech Republic
Montreal Canadiens players Carey Price and P.K. Subban have been named to the Canadian Olympic roster for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
Goaltenders: Roberto Luongo, Carey Price, Mike Smith Defence: Jay Bouwmeester, Drew Doughty, Dan Hamhuis, Duncan Keith, Alex Pietrangelo, P.K. Subban, Marc-Edouard Vlasic, Shea Weber
Forwards: Jamie Benn, Patrice Bergeron, Jeff Carter, Sidney Crosby, Matt Duchene, Ryan Getzlaf, Chris Kunitz, Patrick Marleau, Rick Nash, Corey Perry, Patrick Sharp, Martin St-Louis, John Tavares, Jonathan Toews
Montreal Canadiens defenceman Andrei Markov and Alexei Emelin have been named to the Russian Olympic roster.
Goalkeepers: Sergei Bobrovsky, Semyon Varlamov, Alexander Yeryomenko.
Defenders: Anton Belov, Alexei Emelin, Andrei Markov, Evgeny Medvedev, Nikita Nikitin, Ilya Nikulin, Fedor Tyutin, Slava Voynov.
Forwards: Artem Anisimov, Pavel Datsyuk, Denis Kokarev, Ilya Kovalchuk, Nikolai Kulemin, Evgeni Malkin, Valeri Nichushkin, Alex Ovechkin, Alexander Popov, Alexander Radulov, Alex Semin, Vladimir Tarasenko, Alexei Tereshenko, Viktor Tikhonov.
Max Pacioretty has been selected to team USA for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Pacioretty has recorded 21 points (17 goals, 4 assists) in 32 games so far this season. Pacioretty has also tallied 6 powerplay goals, 5 game winning goals and is 2nd on the team with 119 shots one behind Subban.
Goalies: Jimmy Howard, Ryan Miller, Jonathan Quick
Defensemen: John Carlson, Justin Faulk, Cam Fowler, Paul Martin, Ryan McDonagh, Brooks Orpik, Kevin Shattenkirk, Ryan Suter
Forwards: David Backes, Dustin Brown, Ryan Callahan, Patrick Kane, Ryan Kesler, Phil Kessel, T.J. Oshie, Max Pacioretty, Zach Parise, Joe Pavelski, Paul Stastny, Derek Stepan, James van Riemsdyk, Blake Wheeler
Montreal Canadiens forward Tomas Plekanec has been named to the Czech Republic Olympic roster for the 2014 Winter Olympic’s in Sochi. In addition to being named to the team Plekanec was also chosen to be the team’s captain ahead of guy’s like Jaromir Jagr and Patrik Elias.
Goaltenders: Jakub Kovar, Ondrej Pavelec, Alexander Salak.
Defencemen: Michal Barinka, Radko Gudas, Tomas Kaberle, Lukas Krajicek, Zbynek Michalek, Michal Rozsival, Ladislav Smid, Marek Zidlicky.
Forwards: Roman Cervenka, Patrik Elias, Michael Frolik, Martin Hanzal, Ales Hemsky, Jaromir Jagr, David Krejci, Milan Michalek, Petr Nedved, Jiri Novotny, Ondrej Palat, Tomas Plekanec, Martin Erat, Jakub Voracek.
Montreal Canadiens back up goalie Peter Budaj has been named to the Slovakian Olympic roster and will be behind former Hab Jaroslav Halak.
Goaltenders: Peter Budaj, Jaroslav Halak, Jan Laco
Defence: Ivan Baranka, Zdeno Chara, Dominik Granak, Martin Marincin, Andrej Meszaros, Andrej Sekera, Michal Sersen, Lubomir Visnovsky.
Forwards: Milan Bartovic, Marian Gaborik, Michal Handzus, Marcel Hossa, Marian Hossa, Tomas Jurco, Tomas Kopecky, Tomas Marcinko, Michel Miklik, Peter Olvecky, Richard Panik, Tomas Surovy, Tomas Tatar, Tomas Zaborsky.