The Nashville Predators added two more of their players, along with a prospect to Olympic rosters this morning as center Marcel Goc and defenseman Alexander Sulzer were named to the German team, led by head coach Uwe Krupp.
#9 / Center / Nashville Predators
Aug 24, 1983
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Goc is on pace for his best offensive season to date, as he's filled the 3rd-line center role between J.P. Dumont and Patric Hornqvist recently, along with taking key defensive-zone faceoffs when needed. This is his 3rd time being named to the German Olympic team, although he did not play for the 2002 squad.
#52 / Defenseman / Nashville Predators
May 30, 1984
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Despite getting shuffled back-and-forth between Nashville and Milwaukee, Sulzer's solid two-way play earned him a two-year contract with Nashville earlier this year. This is his 2nd Olympic shot with Team Germany, having played for them in 2006.
Defensive prospect Roman Josi, the Predators' 2nd-round pick in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, was also named to the Swiss squad, as expected.