Sochi Olympics 2014: Slovenia names hockey team

Sep 30, 2013; Park City, UT, USA; A display for the Sochi 2014 Olympics as seen at the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Center of Excellence. Mandatory Credit: Chris Nicoll-USA TODAY Sports

Countries around the world have until Tuesday to name their rosters for their hockey teams that will represent the nation in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. On Monday morning, Slovenia was the latest country to announce their team that is led by Los Angeles Kings player Anze Kopitar.

While Slovenia is excited for their first Olympic hockey showing, they appear to be overmatched and will enter the field of 12 countries as the lowest ranked squad in the tournament.

Here is the full roster for the Slovenia Olympic hockey team:

Goalies
Luka Gracnar
Andrej Hocevar
Robert Kristan

Defensemen
Blaz Gregorc
Sabahudin Kovacevic
Ales Kranjc
Ziga Pavlin
Klemen Pretnar
Mitja Robar
Matic Podlipnik
Andrej Tavzelj

Forwards
Anze Kopitar — Los Angeles Kings
Jan Mursak — former Detroit Red Wings player
Bostjan Golicic
Ziga Jeglic
Anze Kuralt
Ales Music
Ziga Pance
Tomaz Razingar
David Rodman
Marcel Rodman
Robert Sabolic
Rok Ticar
Jan Urbas
Miha Verlic

Topics: 2014 Sochi Olympics, 2014 Winter Olympics, Winter Olympics

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