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So now that all rosters have been released, here are the five Minnesota Wild players who are heading to Sochi:
Zach Parise-United States
Ryan Suter-United States
Jonas Brodin was the odd man out for Sweden. It appears he will be an alternate, in the event someone gets hurt, but still surprising to see him left off the roster.
For those wondering why Jason Pominville and Josh Harding are not playing for their respective teams, the answer is simple: they were never close to making the teams. They are having great seasons, but overall bodies of work was what held them back here.
Besides, would you really want to have Josh Harding playing in the Olympics instead of resting up for the stretch drive?
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