TORONTO – Three members of the Toronto Maple Leafs will be heading to the Sochi Olympics.
While team captain Dion Phaneuf, forward Joffrey Lupul and goalie Jonathan Bernier were snubbed for spots on the Team Canada roster, three other players, including Phil Kessel, made the roster of two different teams.
Take a look at the Leafs players vying for a gold medal in Sochi.
Kessel, 26, was named to the roster of the United States Olympic team during a ceremony following the News Year’s Day Winter Classic in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
The right winger currently has 20 goals and 18 assists in 43 games this season.
James Van Riemsdyk
Van Riemsdyk, 24, was also named to the American roster following the Winter Classic. The left winger has 15 goals and 15 assists through 41 games played this season.
Kulemin, 27, will be joining Alexander Ovechkin and Evgeni Malkin on the Russian Olympic team. The left winger currently has 5 goals and 6 assists through 31 games.