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Was St. Louis the right choice?

Veteran winger comes into Sochi with a shot at gold and a chip on his shoulder

Updated: February 6, 2014, 12:56 PM ET
By Scott Burnside and Pierre LeBrun | ESPN.com

A day after announcing Steven Stamkos won't play in the Sochi Olympics, Team Canada selected 38-year-old Martin St. Louis as his replacement. But was it the right choice?

SCOTT BURNSIDE: Well, my friend, there is more than a little symmetry to Hockey Canada's announcement Thursday that veteran winger Martin St. Louis will replace his teammate Steven Stamkos on Canada's Olympic roster. It just fits in so many ways, no? St. Louis was clearly hurt by the fact he was left off the team ...

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