What Changes Are In Store For Team Canada 2018?

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Obvioulsy, Steven Stamkos takes one of those spots.

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For the rest of the forwards, you have to look at names like  Tyler Seguin, Claude Giroux, Nathan MacKinnon, Logan Couture, Tayor Hall, Jordan Eberle and even Connor McDavid as potential new additions.

On the blue line, you have to think Brent Seabrook might be able to pull a Bouwmeester and return to the team after missing an Olympics.  Also in the mix might be Morgan Rielly, Ryan Murray, Justin Schultz and maybe even Aaron Ekblad.

And in net, it will once again be a rather large crapshoot.  Names like Jonathan Bernier, , Corey Crawford and even Marc-Andre Fleury if he can have some success under pressure could be mentioned as Carey Price‘s backups.

But have no fear, the team is still in good, veteran hands: