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Finland puts 2 KHL players on roster

Updated: February 8, 2014, 11:49 AM ET
Associated Press

SOCHI, Russia -- Finland has chosen Kontinental Hockey League teammates to replace Tampa Bay Lightning forward Valtteri Filppula and Minnesota Wild forward Mikko Koivu.

Jarkko Immonen and Sakari Salminen of the KHL's Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod were added to the Olympic roster.

The Finns' chances to earn a medal for a fourth time since 1998 -- when NHL players began participating in the Olympics -- took a hit when it lost Filppula and Koivu.

Filppula has 20 goals, the most by ...

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