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Shea Weber named alternate captain for Team Canada
- Updated: January 19, 2014
We already knew Nashville Predators captain Shea Weber was going to play for Team Canada in Sochi, Russia next month. News broke this morning, however, that Weber has also been given the honor of wearing the “A” as alternate captain.
Preds defenseman Roman Josi and Milwaukee Admirals forward Simon Moser are only other members of the Nashville organization who will represent their countries at the 2014 Winter Olympics. They will both suit up for their native Switzerland.
After a disappointing 2012-13 campaign, it’s no surprise that the Predators are sending few representatives but perhaps the biggest snub is Patric Hornqvist. He played for Team Sweden in 2010 but was left off the roster this time around.
Crosby scored the “golden goal” to win the gold medal against the United States in 2010.
PHOTO CREDIT: Sarah Fuqua (used with permission)