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Sochi 2014: David Krejci makes Team Czech, nobody is surprised whatsoever

Hey here's the roster, and this is Krejci. Oh there's Jagr so medal, ba-DAMMIT PAVELEC CLOSE YOUR FIVE HOLE


The Czech Republic released their Team Czech 2014 Olympic Roster today, and to the surprise of no one, David Krejci made the team. He's projected to play on the first line with Patrik Elias and Jaromir Jagr, according to this projection.

Of course he is. He centers the line that's arguably one of the best in hockey, and is primarily responsible for getting it to be that way. The Czechs would have to be crazy not to slot him in there. Only mildly baffling is the fact that he wasn't named in any sort of leadership role. Apparently the Czechs prefer Habs to Bruins, because Tomas Plekanec is the captain. What even?

Czech yourself for a second, though - because look who else made the team. Old friend Vladimir Sobotka!

Here's the full roster:

Ondřej Pavelec — Winnipeg Jets
Jakub Kovar — Yekaterinburg
Alexander Salak — St Petersburg


Marek Zidlicky — New Jersey Devils
Ladislav Smid — Calgary Flames
Radko Gudas — Tampa Bay Lightning
Michal Barinka — HC Vitkovice
Lukas Krajíček — Dinamo Minsk
Michal Rozsival — Chicago Blackhawks
Zbynek Michalek — Phoenix Coyotes
Tomas Kaberle — Kladno Knights


Jaromir Jagr — New Jersey Devils
Patrik Elias — New Jersey Devils
Tomas Plekanec — Montreal Canadiens
Ales Hemsky — Edmonton Oilers
Jakub Voracek — Philadelphia Flyers
Michael Frolik — Winnipeg Jets
Martin Hanzal — Phoenix Coyotes
Vladimir Sobotka — St. Louis Blues
Ondřej Palát — Tampa Bay
Milan Michalek — Ottawa Senators
David Krejci — Boston Bruins
Roman Cervenka — St Petersburg
Petr Nedved — Liberec White Tigers 
Jiří Novotný — HC Lev Praha

(Yes, THAT Petr Nedved.)