Jagr, Hasek highlight Czech Olympic hockey team

Updated: December 22, 2005, 8:10 PM ET
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PRAGUE, Czech Republic - Ottawa Senators goaltender Dominik Hasek and New York Rangers right wing Jaromir Jagr highlight a deep, veteran Czech Republic hockey team that was announced Thursday and is expected to challenge Canada for Olympic gold in Turin, Italy in February.

The Czechs won the gold medal in the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan -- the first that allowed professional players. Four years ago in Salt Lake City, however, the Czechs fell to Russia in the quarterfinals as Canada ...

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