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Former Kings goaltender Ben Scrivens is named to Canada's men's Olympic hockey roster

Former Kings goaltender Ben Scrivens is named to Canada's men's Olympic hockey roster

Former Kings goaltender Ben Scrivens, who has been playing in Russia’s Kontinental Hockey League, was among the 25 players nominated Thursday to play for Canada’s men’s Olympic hockey team at the Pyeongchang Winter Games.

Since the NHL refused to release its players to represent their homelands in the tournament, participating teams have had to find players who have not been playing in the NHL. Like the U.S., which released its roster on Jan. 1, Canada has drawn heavily on players who are playing for KHL teams.

Thirteen players on KHL teams were chosen, along...

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