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U.S. men's, women's hockey rosters announced for Pyeongchang Games

U.S. men's, women's hockey rosters announced for Pyeongchang Games

The U.S. men’s Olympic hockey team, forced to recruit from the college and European professional ranks after the NHL refused to halt its season to allow players to represent their homelands next month at the Pyeongchang Games, will feature only one player with previous Olympic experience and will consist of about a dozen players who are 30 or older.

The most familiar name on the roster is forward Brian Gionta, who recently completed a 1,006-game NHL career last season and played in the 2006 Winter Games. He was named the team’s captain and will turn 39 before...

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