General managerSean Burke and head coach Willie Desjardins don't have that luxury for next month's Games, as the National Hockey League decided not to send players to the Olympics for the first time since 1994.
Linden Vey from Wakaw, Sask. made the team, along with former Moose Jaw Warrior Quinton Howden.
Hockey Canada drew talent Thursday from seven different leagues across North America and Europe after the NHL bowed out of competing in South Korea.
The lone Vancouverite is defenceman Stefan Elliott, a former Colorado Avalanche draft pick who's played 84 National Hockey League games with the Avalanche, Arizona Coyotes and Nashville Predators since his 2009 draft year.
"It has been an exciting journey to arrive at this 25-player roster, and I want to congratulate these players on earning their place in history to represent Canada on the biggest sporting stage in the world - the Olympic Winter Games", said general manager Sean Burke at the unveiling of the team.
Hockey Canada made the announcement on Thursday. We used them in multiple events.
More than 100 players participated in four pre-Olympic tournaments to help with the decision-making.
"We had all three at the Deutschland Cup ... and they've all had really solid years", said USA head coach Tony Granato. Unlike the US which chose several college players, Canada did not choose anyone from the NCAA ranks.
Global data analytics company Gracenote predicted gold for Canada in men's hockey as part of a 33-medal haul in Pyeongchang. Canada's first men's game will be on the February 15th against Switzerland. The World Juniors is one of the best tournaments around, with some of the most exciting hockey.
Without NHL players Canada struggled to find the top of the Olympic podium, enduring a 50-year gold medal drought before finally reclaiming the crown of Olympic champions at the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Games.
All three played for Team USA at November's Deutschland Cup in Germany, the lone pre-Olympic tournament for the US men's national team. The team's average age is 31 years.
The women's team was named in late December, though the roster contains no B.C. ties, let alone Vancouverites.
There's new information on the deadly E. coli outbreak that News 10 has been tracking that could be linked to romaine lettuce . On the same day, CDC announced the E. coli strains appeared related but would not identify a source of the infections.
In addition to the aforementioned crimes, Assange was also charged and tried for the rape of two Swedish women. The Ecuadorian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) says they have granted naturalization to Julian Assange .
The Hidden Ones is the first DLC expansion for Ubisoft's latest Assassin's Creed game and is due to launch this month. Assassin's Creed Origins will be receiving some big content updates this year starting this month.
However, President Trump appears to have won the war of words, after North and South Korea held rare formal talks Wednesday. My job is to sort those and to produce a book, a portrait which either comports with your idea of reality.
Gilbert tried to get her TV mom to walk away from the controversy bait by asking if Roseanne was "sure" she wanted to go there. Roseanne Barr apparently thinks that she would make a better president than Oprah Winfrey - or Susan Sarandon for that matter.
Once you have done this, the game will appear in your games library 24 hours before the Closed Beta begins. Microsoft has just announced that PC and Xbox One bound Sea of Thieves is getting an Closed Beta.
Additional content for Pokkén Tournament DX , Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle and Super Mario Odyssey was also revealed. Additionally, the game includes new outfits for Link and Zelda based on The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild game.
The US has not officially engaged in direct talks with North Korea since the Six-Party Talks of the Bush administration. How responsible people around him, or supporting him, can dismiss this or laugh it off is beyond me".
However, Intel is also making its own optimizations to the standard for better performance amongst its own 802.11ax devices. Chipsets upgraded to 802.11ax will also offer backward compatibility with existing Wi-Fi technologies.
Guptill guides New Zealand to easy win over Pakistan
Ferguson was the pick of the bowlers with three wickets, while Southee and Astle snapped up two wickets apiece. The biggest partnership of Pakistan's innings was for the eighth wicket as Shadab and Hasan put on 70.
Sony Xperia XA2 hands-on
As above, Sony has advised only the XA2 is heading to Australia, though if they change their minds we'll be sure to let you know. Quick charging is also supported to give you hours of power with just minutes of charging (requires Quick Charger UCH12W).
Dustin Johnson's nearly magical hole-in-one!
Forget dropping a six-shot final round lead at the World Golf Championships - HSBC Champions in China late previous year . Johnson joined Stuart Appleby (three times) and Geoff Ogilvy (twice) as the only multiple winners at Kapalua.