The Tampa Bay Lightning will have a solid representation of players in Sochi for the Olympics. The Bolts will send some of their oldest and youngest talent to Russia as they battle for a spot on the podium.
The men’s tournament starts on Feb. 12 with two games featuring European squads. Team USA and Canada start their quests for gold the following day against Slovakia and Norway, respectively.
Each team will have three games in pool play before heading into the qualification round on Feb. 18 or quarterfinals on Feb. 19. The medal games begin on Feb. 22 with the bronze-medal game, followed by the gold-medal game on the 23rd.
The Bolts have a widespread group of players representing their countries. Here are the projected stats for each Lightning player headed to Sochi.