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TSN's Bob McKenzie releases educated guesses for Team Canada

Sunday afternoon, TSN's hockey insider Bob McKenzie released a list of who he believed would be named to Team Canada on Tuesday. He made it very clear this is not the team he would name, but the team he is expecting to be named.

Left Wing Center Right Wing
L. Couture S. Crosby S. Stamkos
J. Benn J. Toews C. Giroux
M. Duchene J. Tavares R. Nash
P. Sharp R. Getzlaf C. Perry
P. Bergeron M. St. Louis
Left Defense Right Defense
D. Keith D. Doughty
J. Bouwmeester S. Weber
M-E. Vlasic A. Pietrangelo
D. Hamhuis P.K. Subban
Roberto Luongo
Carey Price
Mike Smith

McKenzie also followed up his predictions with replacement players. He predicts the forwards with the best chance of replacing a starter are Patrick Marleau, Chris Kunitz, and Jeff Carter. On defense, replacements include Dan Boyle, Brent Seabrook, Mark Giordano and Marc Staal.

Most importantly the Olympic roster submitted to the IIHF will include three goaltenders, eight defensemen and 14 forwards. The maximum amount of players you can dress in games is two goaltenders, seven defensemen and 13 forwards.

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