It took months, but fans can finally count on seeing their favorite NHL stars represent their respective countries when the NHL takes a break for Sochi in February. It also means we will see Olympic teams come together.
The United States and Russia have already released their preliminary rosters for the 2014 games with other countries likely to release theirs soon. Notable New Jersey Devils on the camp rosters include defensemen Anton Volchenkov (Russia) and newly acquired goaltender Cory Schneider (USA).
Based on NHL.com's projected rosters and the 2010 Olympic rosters, it is likely that the Devils will have (at least) five players heading to Sochi. Let's take a look at how they will make an impact in 2014.