Forwards: Marian Hossa (Chicago, NHL), Marcel Hossa (no club), Marian Gaborik (New York Rangers, NHL), Pavol Demitra (Vancouver, NHL), Miroslav Satan (no club), Michal Handzus (Los Angeles, NHL), Tomas Kopecky (Chicago, NHL), Marek Svatos (Colorado, NHL), Jozef Stümpel (Barys Astana, KAZ/KHL), Zigmund Palffy (Skalica, SVK), Lubos Bartecko (Bern, SUI), Branko Radivojevic, Martin Cibak, Stefan Ruzicka (all Spartak Moscow, RUS), Richard Zednik (Lokomotiv Yaroslavl, RUS), Juraj Kolnik (Geneva-Servette, SUI), Peter Sejna (ZSC Lions Zurich, SUI), Juraj Mikus (Los Angeles, NHL), Ladislav Nagy (Severstal Cherepovets, RUS), Tomas Tatar (Zvolen, SVK), Peter Ölvecky (Nashville, NHL).
Great to see him on the Slovak Roster!
Along with him is Juraj Mikus..
Although Ziggy isn´t taking part in the camp, he actually said himself on Tv that he wants to play in Vancouver. I´m not sure how trustworthy it is form the mouth of a guy who´s been pretty much repeating over and over to the reporters to stop him asking about NT and that he told them he was over with it in 2005. So I´m not really 100% expecting him to play, but I guess if he plays we have to send a big thank you to Jozko Stumpel, who is by far Palffy´s favourite center and has been according to Ziggy himself bugging him about the Olympics for quite sometime now and doesn´t plan to stop with that anytime soon. This is pretty much their last chance to play together, because even if Stumpel decides to come back finish his career in Slovakia it most probably will be in Nitra where he grew up not in Skalica.
No matter how that team shapes up, itis going to be one terrible squad. It's full of prospects, fringe NHLers, and overage former NHLers. And there doesn't appear to be much in the wings for Slovakian hockey. That's too bad; hockey needs as many competitive nations as possible to sell the sport...