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Chicago Blackhawks Fan Guide to 2022 Beijing Olympics

Former Stanley Cup champions Michael Frolik, Marcus Kruger, and Joakim Nordstrom will play for Olympic gold in China.

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The Chicago Blackhawks will be well represented in the men’s ice hockey tournament at the 2022 Beijing Olympics.

None of their current NHL or AHL players will compete, but they will have two prospects in forward Artur Kayumov and goaltender Drew Commesso and plenty of former players in the organization. The alums are highlighted by Stanley Cup champions Michael Frolik, Marcus Kruger, and Joakim Nordstrom.

The tournament is Feb. 9-20, with 12 countries competing in three preliminary groups before the knockout round begins Feb. 15.

Group A

Canada: Jeremy Colliton* (head coach), Matt Tomkins* (G)

China: Parker Foo* (F)

Germany: Dominik Kahun* (F)

United States: Drew Commesso (G)

Group B

Czech Republic: Michael Frolik* (F)

Denmark: Peter Regin* (F)

Russia Olympic Committee: Artur Kayumov (F)

Group C

Finland: Ville Pokka* (D), Marko Anttila* (F)

Slovakia: Marko Dano* (F), Tomas Jurco* (F)

Sweden: Fredrik Olofsson* (F), Marcus Kruger* (F), Lucas Wallmark* (F), Joakim Nordstrom* (F), Lars Johansson* (G), Philip Holm* (D)

*Formerly with Blackhawks organization

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Brandon is a contributor for On Tap Sports Net covering the Chicago Blackhawks, Rockford IceHogs and Chicago Steel. He also covers the Blackhawks as an independent correspondent for Follow Brandon on Twitter @brandonmcain.

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