Team Canada 2014 – Predicting The Defensemen & Goalies

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Dec 29, 2013; Saint Paul, MN, USA; Minnesota Wild goalie

Josh Harding

(37) gives up a goal to New York Islanders forward

Kyle Okposo

(not pictured) during the third period at Xcel Energy Center. The Islanders defeated the Wild 5-4. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

Josh Harding, MIN – It is tough to argue with his season-long numbers, but the health concerns and the trip to Sochi might be too much for him to take, no matter how well he has played this season.

Dec 31, 2013; Newark, NJ, USA; Pittsburgh Penguins goalie

Marc-Andre Fleury

(29) makes a save during the third period at the Prudential Center. The Devils defeated the Penguins 2-1. Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports

Marc-Andre Fleury, PIT – Two playoff meltdowns in two seasons doesn’t speak well for his ability under pressure, although he was the 3rd goalie in Vanvouver.