Lightning stars join Olympic camp rosters

Steven Stamkos and Marty St. Louis were among the 47 players invited to Canada’s Olympic orientation camp roster.

DIRK SHADD | Times

Steven Stamkos and Marty St. Louis were among the 47 players invited to Canada’s Olympic orientation camp roster.

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Lightning star forwards Steven Stamkos and Marty St. Louis were among the 47 players invited to Canada’s Olympic orientation camp roster, Team Canada announced Monday.

Lightning vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman is the executive director of Team Canada. Red Wings coach Mike Babcock will coach the Canadians in the Olympics, Feb.  12-24 in Sochi, Russia.

Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman was named to Sweden’s orientation camp roster in preparations for the Olympic tournament. And Finland named Lightning defenseman Sami Salo and newly acquired forward Valtteri Filppula to its list of invitees.

No Lightning players were named to the U.S. roster.



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