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USA camp wrap-up: Expect to see 'Nasty Boys' trio in Vancouver

Updated: August 19, 2009, 11:24 PM ET
By Pierre LeBrun

WOODRIDGE, Ill. -- The Nasty Boys can pretty much book their Olympic tickets.

David Backes, Dustin Brown and Ryan Kesler play the kind of game Team USA GM Brian Burke adores -- a borderline, physical nature that all but guarantees their spot on the 23-man 2010 squad. Burke dropped the names of Backes, Kesler and Brown on Wednesday when asked about the kind of players he believes he must have on this squad.

"We're going to need that element to be successful. We know that," ...

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