Bergeron, Lucic, Marchand Invited To Team Canada Orientation Camp

BOSTON (CBS) — NHL players will be playing Olympic hockey in Sochi next winter, and several Bruins are in the running to play for Team Canada.

Hockey Canada on Monday invited 47 players to orientation camp, with Patrice Bergeron, Milan Lucic and Brad Marchand all on the list for forwards.

Of the three, only Bergeron has played in the Olympics for Team Canada in the past, as he played in 2010 when Canada beat the U.S. to win gold. Bergeron, who turned 28 this week, had just one assist in seven games, averaging 6:27 of ice time per game.

Lucic, 25, was invited to Canada’s orientation camp prior to the 2010 Olympics.

Two members of the Bruins who definitely will be a part of Team Canada are head coach Claude Julien and general manager Peter Chiarelli. Julien will be an assistant coach for Mike Babcock, while Chiarelli will be a part of the management team, led by executive director Steve Yzerman.

The orientation camp will take place Aug. 25-28. Bruins’ training camp begins Sept. 11.

The complete list of invited players is below.

Patrice Bergeron
Jeff Carter
Logan Couture
Sidney Crosby
Matt Duchene
Jordan Eberle
Ryan Getzlaf
Claude Giroux
Taylor Hall
Chris Kunitz
Andrew Ladd
Milan Lucic
Brad Marchand
Rick Nash
James Neal
Corey Perry
Mike Richards
Patrick Sharp
Eric Staal
Jordan Staal
Martin St. Louis
Steven Stamkos
John Tavares
Joe Thornton
Jonathan Toews

Karl Alzner
Jay Bouwmeester
Dan Boyle
Drew Doughty
Mike Green
Dan Hamhuis
Travis Hamonic
Duncan Keith
Kris Letang
Marc Methot
Dion Phaneuf
Alex Pietrangelo
Brent Seabrook
Marc Staal
P.K. Subban
Marc-Edouard Vlasic
Shea Weber

Corey Crawford
Braden Holtby
Roberto Luongo
Carey Price
Mike Smith

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