As the Sochi games draw closer, the speculation over who will and won't represent Canada on the men's Olympic hockey team is ubiquitous. Fans want to both know who the Canadian management group likes for the team right now, and argue for their preferred candidates.
Which players are on the outside looking in right now, and who will ultimately be named to the team? The following slideshow gives our best projection of the players on the bubble right now and our best guess as to which of them will ultimately win the right to play for their country in a few months' time.
Unless otherwise noted, statistics are courtesy of NHL.com and are current through the start of action on December 13.