Members of the Boston Bruins Go To The Olympics
The Bruins will be sending several players to the Olympics. Today was the deadline for rosters to be announced.
According to the Boston Globe, center Patrice Bergeron was named to Canada’s Olympic team for the second time. Goalie Tuukka Rask will play for Finland, and center David Krejci is on the Czech Republic team. Bruins defenseman and captain Zdeno Chara will be the captain of Slovakia. Left wing Loui Eriksson was named to Sweden’s Olympics team.
The Olympics begin Feb. 7 in Sochi, Russia. The Olympics hockey tournament begins Feb. 12, and the NHL will take a break for the Olympics beginning after its games on Feb. 8 and resume play on Feb. 26.
Bruins coach Claude Julien is an assistant coach for Team Canada, and general manager Peter Chiarelli is part of Canada’s management team.
There are no Bruins players on Team USA.