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Five Canadian Olympic medalists in 2014 Stanley Cup Finals

According to TSN on Wednesday, there will be five players in the 2014 Stanley Cup Finals who have won a gold medal in the past for Canada in men's hockey at the Olympic Winter Games. They are Jeff Carter, Mike Richards and Drew Doughty of the Los Angeles Kings and Martin St. Louis and Rick Nash of the New York Rangers.

Jeff Carter
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Jeff Carter
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Carter, a native of London, Ontario, won a gold medal for Canada in men's hockey at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. In 21 postseason games, Carter has nine goals and 13 assists for 22 points. He is second on the Kings in assists and points in the playoffs behind Anze Kopitar and second on the Kings in goals behind Marian Gaborik.

Doughty, a native of London, Ontario, won a gold medal in men's hockey for Canada at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver and the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. In 21 postseason games, Doughty leads all NHL defensemen with 12 assists, 16 points and 51 shots on net. Doughty's playmaking has been compared to the legendary Bobby Orr at times this season.

Richards, a native of Kenora, Ontario won a gold medal for Canada in men's hockey at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver. In 21 postseason games, Richards has two goals and six assists for eight points. Despite the same last name, Mike Richards is not related to New York Rangers star Brad Richards.

St. Louis, a native of Laval, Quebec,won a gold medal for Canada in men's hockey at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. He is also among the Rangers leaders in many postseason categories. He is the Rangers co-leader in goals with six (tied with Carl Hagelin), points with 13 (tied with Ryan McDonogh and Derek Stepan), and game winning goals with two (tied with Brad Richards, Derick Brassard and Dominic Moore).

Nash, a native of Brampton, Ontario, won a gold medal in men's hockey for Canada at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver and the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. In 20 postseason games, Nash has three goals and seven assists for ten points.