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NHL Quick Shifts January 7, 2014

An array of stories from around world and the National Hockey League.  With Olympic rosters all but set, the NHL continues to drive through

the roughest winter months until the February 7th break.  Jagr to the Olympics forever making us wonder if he is still human, or if his time in the KHL was spent having cyborg enhancement work done to his internal organs and muscular skeletal system.

The Czech Republic is hoping that old gold will bring them success at the Sochi Olympics.  [LA Times].

The Swiss are taking 8 NHL caliber players to Sochi hoping to play the role of underdog in the tournament.  Can they upset? [Bleacher Report].

Evgeni Nabakov placed on injured reserve – putting even more stress on the one position that is burying them.  [Lighthouse Hockey]

Team USA will have to face off against Slovenia in group play of the Olympics.  [Bleacher Report].

Team USA (womens) hockey goalie lifting gold with her mask as tournament begins.  [SI Extra Mustard].

In just about an hour Team Canada reveals their roster.  Last is first and first is last? [Puck Daddy].

John Tavares has a natural hat trick and two helpers as the woeful Islanders top the Stars with seven goals.  [Pro Hockey Talk].


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