Nov 20, 2013; Anaheim, CA, USA; New Jersey Devils right wing Jaromir Jagr (68) is congratulated by teammates after a game against the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center. The Devils defeated the Ducks 4-3 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Sochi Olympics 2014: Czech Republic hockey team includes Jaromir Jagr, Petr Nedved


Over the next few days, we will continue to see countries around the world announcing the rosters for their hockey teams for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The latest nation to unveil their roster is the Czech Republic, who will be led by veterans Jaromir Jagr and Petr Nedved.

While both players are past their prime, the inclusion of Nedved may be the most surprising. The former Canadian Olympic player was last seen in the Olympics back in 1994. The 20 years in between Olympics is an all-time record for any Winter Olympic athlete.

Here is the full roster that will be representing the Czech Republic during the 2014 Sochi Olympics:

Goalies
Ondrej Pavelec — Winnipeg Jets
Alexander Salak — former NHL goalie
Jakub Kovar

Defensemen
Radko Gudas — Tampa Bay Lightning
Zbynek Michalek — Phoenix Coyotes
Michal Rozsival — Chicago Blackhawks
Ladislav Smid — Calgary Flames
Marek Zidlicky — New Jersey Devils
Michal Barinka — former Chicago Blackhawks player
Tomas Kaberle — former NHL player
Lukas Krajicek — former NHL player

Forwards
Patrik Elias — New Jersey Devils
Michael Frolik — Winnipeg Jets
Martin Hanzal — Phoenix Coyotes
Ales Hemsky — Edmonton Oilers
Jaromir Jagr — New Jersey Devils
David Krejci — Boston Bruins
Milan Michalek — Ottawa Senators
Ondrej Palat — Tampa Bay Lightning
Tomas Plekanec — Montreal Canadiens
Vladimir Sobotka — St. Louis Blues
Jakub Voracek — Philadelphia Flyers
Roman Cervenka — former Calgary Flames player
Petr Nedved — former NHL player
Jiri Novotny — former NHL player

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