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Klein, Raymond, Scrivens headline Canada's pre-Olympic tournament rosters

Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports / Reuters

Team Canada's roster for the 2018 Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea is beginning to take shape.

Canada's men's national team will participate in two tournaments in Russia this August - the Sochi Hockey Open and the Tournament of Nikolai Puchkov - as an evaluation process for choosing the final names that will head to the Olympics.

Here is a look at Canada's roster for the Sochi Hockey Open, taking place from Aug. 6-9, according to Stephen Whyno of the Associated Press.

Forwards Defense Goaltenders
Gilbert Brule Patrick McNeill Justin Peters
Andrew Ebbett Chay Genoway Kevin Poulin
Kevin Clark Geoff Kinrade
Brandon Buckm Maxim Noreau
Jusitn Azevedo Mat Robinson
Bud Holloway Jonathan Sigalet
Brandon Kozun Karl Stollery
Rob Klinkhammer
Brandon McMillan
Eric O'Dell
Mason Raymond
Daniel Paille
Linden Vey
Max Talbot
Ben Maxwell

Gilbert Brule, Mason Raymond, Daniel Paille, Linden Vey, and Max Talbot are among the most notable names taking part.

Canada will send a very different roster to the Tournament of Nikolai Puchkov, taking place from August 14-17, per Whyno.

Forwards Defense Goaltenders
Taylor Beck Kevin Klein Ben Scrivens
Sean Collins Cam Barker Kevin Poulin
Ryan Garbutt Carlo Colaiacovo
Cory Emmerton Stefan Elliott
Andrew Gordon Marc-Andre Gragnani
David McIntyre Shawn Lalonde
Jacob Micflikier Craig Schira
Trevor Parkes
Marc-Antoine Pouliot
Derek Roy
Paul Szczechura
Greg Scott
James Wright

Derek Roy, Kevin Klein, and Carlo Colaiacovo bring a combined 1,835 games of NHL experience to the table.

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