David Krejci Named To Czech Republic Olympic Hockey Team
BOSTON (CBS) — It’s no surprise, but Bruins forward David Krejci was officially named to the Czech Republic Olympic hockey team on Monday.
Krejci, 27, will be heading to Sochi, Russia, for his second Olympic tournament. He and the Czech team finished in seventh place in 2010 in Vancouver.
This season for the Bruins, Krejci leads the team in points (36) and assists (27).
Krejci will be reunited with former teammate Jaromir Jagr, who at 41 years old will be playing in his fifth Olympic tournament.
Former Bruins Tomas Kaberle and Vladimir Sobotka will also be on the Czech team.
The hockey tournament will begin
The full Czech roster, via TSN, is below:
Goaltenders: Ondrej Pavelec, Jakub Kovar, Alexander Salak
Defensemen: Tomas Kaberle, Michal Barinka, Radko Gudas, 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, Vladimir Sobotka, Jakub Voracek