Russia Olympic Hockey Team 2014: Full 25-Man Roster, Projected Lines, Pairings

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Russia Olympic Hockey Team 2014: Full 25-Man Roster, Projected Lines, Pairings
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For Team Russia, the pressure is on at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Not only is this group expected to bring gold home to the host nation, as Team Canada did in 2010, it must also erase the memory of its quarterfinal collapse last time out in Vancouver.

Russian players take great pride in every opportunity to play for their country, but Russia has yet to capture gold at the Olympics since NHLers started participating in 1998.

The Russians' biggest assets in Sochi will be their top-end offense and shutdown goaltending.

With 15 players from the North American NHL and 10 from the Russian KHL, here's a complete breakdown of the Russian squad, named Tuesday.

 

 All stats courtesy of NHL.comIIHF.com and eliteprospects.com.

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