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NHL player named to Norway's Olympic hockey squad

NHL player named to Norway's Olympic hockey squad

NHL defenseman Ole-Kristian Tollefsen and former NHL forward Patrick Thoresen were Tuesday picked for Norway's ice hockey squad for the 2010 Olympic Games in Vancouver.
Tollefsen is the fifth Norwegian-born player to play in the NHL and the second for the Flyers. Thoresen played in 21 regular-season games and 14 playoff contests for the Flyers in 2007-08. He now plays in the Russian KHL league for Salavat Julajev.
The squad also includes several Germany-based players including defender Mats Trygg of Koelner Haie and forwards Morten Ask and Tore Vikingstad of Thomas Sabo Tigers and Hannover Scorpions.
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Goalkeepers: Pal Grotnes (Stjernen), Andre Lysenstoen (Haki), Ruben Smith (Storhamar).
Defenders: Alexander Bonsaksen (Modo), Jonas Holos (Farjestad), Tommy Jakobsen (Lorenskog), Juha Kaunismaki (Stavanger Oilers), Lars Erik Lund (Valerenga), Ole Kristian Tollefsen (Philadelphia Flyers), Mats Trygg (Kolner Haie).
Forwards: Morten Ask (Thomas Sabo Tigers), Anders Bastiansen (Farjestad), Kristian Forsberg (Modo), Mads Hansen (Brynas), Marius Holtet (Farjestad), Lars Erik Spets (Valerenga), Mathis Olimb (Frolunda), Martin Roymark (Frolunda), Per-Age Skroder (Modo), Patrick Thoresen (Ufa Salavat), Tore Vikingstad (Hannover Scorpions), Martin Laumann Ylven (Linkoping), Mats Zuccarello Aasen (Modo).


Updated : 2021-04-15 23:23 GMT+08:00