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Ducks' Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry named to Canadian Olympic team

Ducks Ducks linemates Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry will be teammates on the Canadian Olympic team at the Vancouver Games.

Getzlaf and Perry were among the 13 forwards announced today in a telecast shown across Canada.

Oh, and this time, unlike 2006, Canada took that Sidney Crosby kid. "It's a special honor," Crosby told Canada's TSN.

Also chosen: Boston's Patrice Bergeron, San Jose's Dany Heatley, Patrick Marleau and Joe Thornton, Calgary's Jarome Iginla, Dallas' Brenden Morrow, Columbus' Rick Nash, Philadelphia's Mike Richards, Carolina's Eric Staal and Chicago's Jonathan Toews.

More later, including reaction from Kings defenseman Drew Doughty about his selection, at www.latimes.com/sports

-- Helene Elliott in Calgary, Canada

Photo: Corey Perry, left, and Ryan Getzlaf. Credit: Christine Cotter / Los Angeles Times

 
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