Russian national team coaches announced extended roster for Vancouver-2010 Olympic tournament. The list includes 50 players, with 6 goaltenders, 16 defensemen and 28 attackers. There are 31 players from the KHL and 19 from the NHL. Here is the coaches’ choice
Goaltenders. Alexander Yeremenko (Salavat Yulayev), Vasily Koshechkin (Lada), Ilya Bryzgalov (Phoenix Coyotes), Semen Varlamov (Washington Capitals), Evgeny Nabokov (San Jose Sharks) and Nikolai Khabibulin (Edmonton Oilers).
Defense. Dmitry Kalinin, Maxim Kondratyev, Vitaly Proshkin and Oleg Tverdovsky (all from Salavat Yulayev Ufa), Alexander Guskov and Vitaly Vishnevsky (both from Lokomotiv Yaroslavl), Vitaly Atyushov (Metallurg Magnitogorsk), Konstantin Korneyev and Denis Kulyash (both from CSKA Moscow), Sergei Zubov (SKA St. Petersburg), Ilya Nikulin (Ak Bars Kazan), Anton Volchenkov (Ottawa Senators), Sergei Gonchar (Pittsburg Penguins), Denis Grebeshkov (Edmonton Oilers), Andrei Markov (Montreal Canadiens) and Fedor Tyutin (Columbus Blue Jackets).
Offense. Alexander Perezhogin, Alexander Radulov, Andrei Taratukhin, Viktor Kozlov and Sergei Zinovyev (all from Salavat Yulayev Ufa), Konstantin Gorovikov, Maxim Rybin and Maxim Sushinsky (all from SKA St. Petersburg), Danis Zaripov, Alexei Morozov and Alexei Tereschenko (all from Ak Bars Kazan), Ivan Nepryayev and Oleg Saprykin (both from Dynamo Moscow), Anton Kuryanov (Avangard Omsk), Alexei Mikhnov (Lokomotiv Yaroslavl), Sergei Mozyakin (Atlant Moscow Region), Petr Schastlivy (CSKA), Sergei Fedorov (Metallurg Magnitogorsk), Alexander Semin and Alexander Ovechkin (both from Washington Capitals),Ilya Kovalchuk and Maxim Afinogenov (both from Atlanta Thrashers), Evgeny Malkin (Pittsburg Penguins), Alexei Kovalev (Ottawa Senators), Evgeny Artyukhin (Anaheim Ducks), Pavel Datsyuk (Detroit Red Wings), Nikolai Kulemin (Toronto Maple Leafs) and Alexander Frolov (Los Angeles Kings).