Team Canada 2014 – Predicting The Defensemen & Goalies

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Pairing 3

Alex Pietrangelo, STL & Jay Bouwmeester, STL

Nov 7, 2013; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Blues goalie

Brian Elliott

(1) celebrates with teammates center

David Backes

(42) and defenseman

Jay Bouwmeester

(19) and defenseman

Alex Pietrangelo

(27) after defeating the Calgary Flames at Scottrade Center. St. Louis defeated Calgary 3-2. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

Another regular season pairing that has familiarity with each other, as well as pedigree.  Bouwmeester excels on big ice. and Pietrangelo is one of the young up and comers in Canadian hockey.  Bouwmeester was left off the 2010 roster but was on the taxi squad in case of injury.