Gallery: Habs players headed to Sochi 2014

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MONTREAL – On Tuesday, Team Canada confirmed which players would be joining its hockey team in Russia for the 2014 Winter Olympics.

READ MORECanada men’s Olympic hockey team roster announced

The announcement brings the tally of Montreal Canadiens’ players to eight, one of the highest number of members from an NHL team.

Take a look at which Habs players will be heading to Russia to compete at the Sochi Olympics.

Playing for Canada: Carey Price and P.K. Subban

Carey Price #31 of the Montreal Canadiens stops the puck during the NHL game against the Buffalo Sabres at the Bell Centre on October 18, 2011 in Montreal. Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images
P.K. Subban during a game at Prudential Center on December 4, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. Getty Images

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Playing for Czech Republic: Tomas Plekanec

Tomas Plekanec skates against the New York Islanders at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on December 14, 2013 in Uniondale, New York. Getty Images

Playing for Russia: Alexei Emelin and Andrei Markov

Alexei Emelin #74 of the Montreal Canadiens skates during the warm up while young fans hold up a sign asking for pucks prior to the NHL game against the New York Rangers at the Bell Centre on March 30, 2013. Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images
James Neal #18 of the Pittsburgh Penguins hooks Andrei Markov #79 of the Montreal Canadiens in the final minute of regulation during the NHL game at the Bell Centre on November 23, 2013. Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images

Playing for Slovakia: Peter Budaj

Peter Budaj at Pepsi Center on November 2, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. Getty Images

Playing for Switzerland: Raphael Diaz

Raphael Diaz at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on December 14, 2013. Global News

Playing for USA: Max Pacioretty

Max Pacioretty #67 of the Montreal Canadiens races down ice for the puck against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the first period at Tampa Bay Times Forum on December 28, 2013 in Tampa, Florida. Scott Iskowitz/Getty Images

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