Penguins Olympians Past & Present

Sidney Crosby scored the Golden Goal to win the gold medal for Canada in the 2010 Olympics. (Photo credit: Yuri Kadobnov/AFP/Getty Images)
Sidney Crosby Sidney Crosby scored the Golden Goal to win the gold medal for Canada in the 2010 Olympics. (Photo credit: Yuri Kadobnov/AFP/Getty Images)
Evgeni Malkin will be looking to help Russia win the gold in front of the home crowd in Sochi. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Evgeni Malkin Evgeni Malkin will be looking to help Russia win the gold in front of the home crowd in Sochi. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
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Chris Kunitz
Chris Kunitz will make his Olympic debut for Canada as they look to defend the gold medal.
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Jussi Jokinen earned a silver medal with Finland in the 2006 Olympics.  (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)
Jussi Jokinen Jussi Jokinen earned a silver medal with Finland in the 2006 Olympics. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)
Olli Maatta's dream rookie season continues as he'll make his Olympic  debut in Sochi. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Olli Maatta Olli Maatta's dream rookie season continues as he'll make his Olympic debut in Sochi. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Brooks Orpik will be looking to lift USA back to the top of the podium for the first time since 1980. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
Brooks Orpik Brooks Orpik will be looking to lift USA back to the top of the podium for the first time since 1980. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
Paul Martin will be looking to carry over his strong play this season into the Olympics.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Paul Martin Paul Martin will be looking to carry over his strong play this season into the Olympics. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Marc-Andre Fleury was one of three goaltenders for Canada during the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
Marc-Andre Fleury Marc-Andre Fleury was one of three goaltenders for Canada during the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
Jarome Iginla was acquired at the trade deadline in 2013, but helped set up Sidney Crosby for the Golden Goal in 2010. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Jarome Iginla Jarome Iginla was acquired at the trade deadline in 2013, but helped set up Sidney Crosby for the Golden Goal in 2010. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Brenden Morrow was also acquired at the deadline in 2013 and helped lead Canada to gold in 2010. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
Brenden Morrow Brenden Morrow was also acquired at the deadline in 2013 and helped lead Canada to gold in 2010. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
Ryan Whitney spent parts of four seasons with the Penguins, before being traded to Anaheim for Chris Kunitz in 2009. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Ryan Whitney Ryan Whitney spent parts of four seasons with the Penguins, before being traded to Anaheim for Chris Kunitz in 2009. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Ryan Malone spent four years with the Penguins and helped lead them to the Stanley Cup Finals in 2008. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
Ryan Malone Ryan Malone spent four years with the Penguins and helped lead them to the Stanley Cup Finals in 2008. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
Tomas Vokoun won bronze with the Czech Republic in the 2006 Olympics. (Photo credit: Luis Acosta/AFP/Getty Images)
Tomas Vokoun Tomas Vokoun won bronze with the Czech Republic in the 2006 Olympics. (Photo credit: Luis Acosta/AFP/Getty Images)
Zbynek Michalek played for the Penguins from 2010-12. He represented the Czech Republic in 2010 and will do so again in Sochi. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
Zbynek Michalek Zbynek Michalek played for the Penguins from 2010-12. He represented the Czech Republic in 2010 and will do so again in Sochi. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
Jaromir Jagr continues to impress at the age of 41. He's one of the most decorated hockey players of all-time and will once again represent the Czech Republic in Sochi. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Jaromir Jagr Jaromir Jagr continues to impress at the age of 41. He's one of the most decorated hockey players of all-time and will once again represent the Czech Republic in Sochi. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Sergei Gonchar represented Russia four times in the Olympics and won sliver (1998) and bronze (2002). (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
Sergei Gonchar Sergei Gonchar represented Russia four times in the Olympics and won sliver (1998) and bronze (2002). (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
Aleksey Morozov played with the Penguins from 1997-2004. He also represented Russia in 1998 and 2010. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
Aleksey Morozov Aleksey Morozov played with the Penguins from 1997-2004. He also represented Russia in 1998 and 2010. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
Martin Strbak spent the 2003-04 season with the Penguins. He represented Slovakia in the 2006 and 2010 Olympics. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Martin Strbak Martin Strbak spent the 2003-04 season with the Penguins. He represented Slovakia in the 2006 and 2010 Olympics. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Marian Hossa helped lead the Penguins to the Stanley Cup Finals in 2008. This will be the fourth straight Olympics that Hossa has represented Slovakia. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Marian Hossa Marian Hossa helped lead the Penguins to the Stanley Cup Finals in 2008. This will be the fourth straight Olympics that Hossa has represented Slovakia. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Zigmund Palffy spent part of the 2005-06 season with the Penguins. He played for Slovakia in the 1994, 2002 and 2010 Olympics. (Photo Credit: Donald Miralle/Getty Images)
Zigmund Palffy Zigmund Palffy spent part of the 2005-06 season with the Penguins. He played for Slovakia in the 1994, 2002 and 2010 Olympics. (Photo Credit: Donald Miralle/Getty Images)
Miroslav Satan helped the Penguins win the Stanley Cup in 2009. He has also represented Slovakia in the 1994, 2002, 2006, 2010 Olympics. (Photo credit: Cris Bouroncle/AFP/Getty Images)
Miroslav Satan Miroslav Satan helped the Penguins win the Stanley Cup in 2009. He has also represented Slovakia in the 1994, 2002, 2006, 2010 Olympics. (Photo credit: Cris Bouroncle/AFP/Getty Images)
Konstantin Koltzov was with the Penguins’ organization from 2002-06. He also represented Belarus in the 2002 and 2006 Olympics. (Photo Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
Konstantin Koltsov Konstantin Koltzov was with the Penguins’ organization from 2002-06. He also represented Belarus in the 2002 and 2006 Olympics. (Photo Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
Jarkko Ruutu played for the Penguins from 2006-08 and won silver (2002) and bronze (2010) with Finland in the Olympics. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Jarkko Ruutu Jarkko Ruutu played for the Penguins from 2006-08 and won silver (2002) and bronze (2010) with Finland in the Olympics. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Douglas Murray was acquired at the trade deadline in 2013 and represented Sweden in the 2010 Olympics. (Photo by Don Smith/Getty Images)
Douglas Murray Douglas Murray was acquired at the trade deadline in 2013 and represented Sweden in the 2010 Olympics. (Photo by Don Smith/Getty Images)
Robert Lang played for the Penguins from 1997-2002. He also won gold (1998) and bronze (2006) with the Czech Republic in the Olympics. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
Robert Lang Robert Lang played for the Penguins from 1997-2002. He also won gold (1998) and bronze (2006) with the Czech Republic in the Olympics. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
Martin Straka played for the Penguins from 1992-1995 and then again from 1997-2004. In the Olympics, Straka won gold (1998) and bronze (2006) with the Czech Republic.  (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)
Martin Straka Martin Straka played for the Penguins from 1992-1995 and then again from 1997-2004. In the Olympics, Straka won gold (1998) and bronze (2006) with the Czech Republic. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)
Ville Nieminen played with the Penguins from 2001-2003. He also won a silver medal with Finland in 2006. (Photo credit: Filippo Monteforte/AFP/Getty Images)
Ville Nieminen Ville Nieminen played with the Penguins from 2001-2003. He also won a silver medal with Finland in 2006. (Photo credit: Filippo Monteforte/AFP/Getty Images)
Darius Kasparaitis played with the Penguins from 1998-2002. Kasparaitis won gold in 1992 with the Unified Team and also won silver (1998) and bronze (2002) with Russia. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Darius Kasparaitis Darius Kasparaitis played with the Penguins from 1998-2002. Kasparaitis won gold in 1992 with the Unified Team and also won silver (1998) and bronze (2002) with Russia. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Alexei Kovalev played with the Penguins from 1998-2003 and then again at the end of the 2010-11 season. Kovalev won gold with the Unified Team in 1992 and bronze with the Czech Republic in 2002. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Alexei Kovalev Alexei Kovalev played with the Penguins from 1998-2003 and then again at the end of the 2010-11 season. Kovalev won gold with the Unified Team in 1992 and bronze with the Czech Republic in 2002. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Tomas Surovy spent three seasons with the Penguins from 2002-06. He also represented Slovakia in the 2006 Olympics. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
Tomas Surovy Tomas Surovy spent three seasons with the Penguins from 2002-06. He also represented Slovakia in the 2006 Olympics. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
Mikael Samuelsson spent part of the 2002-03 season with the Penguins. He also won gold with Sweden in the 2006 Olympics. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)
Mikael Samuelsson Mikael Samuelsson spent part of the 2002-03 season with the Penguins. He also won gold with Sweden in the 2006 Olympics. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)
Jordan Leopold was a trade deadline acquisition during the 2009-10 season. He also represented USA in the 2006 Olympics. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)
Jordan Leopold Jordan Leopold was a trade deadline acquisition during the 2009-10 season. He also represented USA in the 2006 Olympics. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)
Bill Guerin helped the Penguins win the Stanley Cup in 2009 and is currently a player development coach with the team. He also represented USA in the 1998, 2002 and 2006 Olympics. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Bill Guerin Bill Guerin helped the Penguins win the Stanley Cup in 2009 and is currently a player development coach with the team. He also represented USA in the 1998, 2002 and 2006 Olympics. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Mario Lemieux needs no introduction. One of, if not, the greatest players to ever lace up a pair of skates, Lemieux helped lead Canada to gold in 2002. (Photo credit: Robert Sullivan/AFP/Getty Images)
Mario Lemieux Mario Lemieux needs no introduction. One of, if not, the greatest players to ever lace up a pair of skates, Lemieux helped lead Canada to gold in 2002. (Photo credit: Robert Sullivan/AFP/Getty Images)
Jan Hrdina played with the Penguins from 1998-2003. He also represented the Czech Republic in the 2002 Olympics. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
Jan Hrdina Jan Hrdina played with the Penguins from 1998-2003. He also represented the Czech Republic in the 2002 Olympics. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
Petr Sykora helped the Penguins win the Stanley Cup in 2009. He also represented the Czech Republic in the 2002 Olympics. (Photo Credit: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
Petr Sykora Petr Sykora helped the Penguins win the Stanley Cup in 2009. He also represented the Czech Republic in the 2002 Olympics. (Photo Credit: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
Martin Skoula played with the Penguins during the 2009-10 season and also represented the Czech Republic in the 2002 Olympics. (Photo Credit:  Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
Martin Skoula Martin Skoula played with the Penguins during the 2009-10 season and also represented the Czech Republic in the 2002 Olympics. (Photo Credit: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
Markus Naslund was drafted by the Penguins in the 1991 NHL Draft and was traded to Vancouver during the 1995-96 season. Naslund represented Sweden in the 2002 Olympics. (Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images)
Markus Naslund Markus Naslund was drafted by the Penguins in the 1991 NHL Draft and was traded to Vancouver during the 1995-96 season. Naslund represented Sweden in the 2002 Olympics. (Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images)
Johan Hedberg played for the Penguins from 2000-03. The “Moose” represented Sweden in the 2002 Olympics. (Photo by Mitchell Layton /Getty Images/NHLI)
Johan Hedberg Johan Hedberg played for the Penguins from 2000-03. The “Moose” represented Sweden in the 2002 Olympics. (Photo by Mitchell Layton /Getty Images/NHLI)
John LeClair played for the Penguins from 2005-07. He also represented the United States at the Olympics in 1998 and 2002. (Photo credit: Robert Sullivan/AFP/Getty Images)
John LeClair John LeClair played for the Penguins from 2005-07. He also represented the United States at the Olympics in 1998 and 2002. (Photo credit: Robert Sullivan/AFP/Getty Images)
Scott Young was part of the 1991 Penguins team that captured the franchise’s first Stanley Cup. He also represented USA in the 1988, 1992 and 2002 Olympics. (Photo Credit: Brian Bahr/Getty Images)
Scott Young Scott Young was part of the 1991 Penguins team that captured the franchise’s first Stanley Cup. He also represented USA in the 1988, 1992 and 2002 Olympics. (Photo Credit: Brian Bahr/Getty Images)
Tom Barrasso won two Stanley Cups with the Penguins in 1991 and 1992. He was also on the 2002 USA team that claimed the silver medal at the Olympics.  (Photo Credit: Brian Bahr/Getty Images)
Tom Barrasso Tom Barrasso won two Stanley Cups with the Penguins in 1991 and 1992. He was also on the 2002 USA team that claimed the silver medal at the Olympics. (Photo Credit: Brian Bahr/Getty Images)
Jiri Slegr played for the Penguins from 1998-2001. He earned a bronze medal in the 1992 Olympics playing for Czechoslovakia. He also won gold with the Czech Republic in 1998. (Photo Credit: Ian Tomlinson/Allsport/Getty Images)
Jiri Slegr Jiri Slegr played for the Penguins from 1998-2001. He earned a bronze medal in the 1992 Olympics playing for Czechoslovakia. He also won gold with the Czech Republic in 1998. (Photo Credit: Ian Tomlinson/Allsport/Getty Images)
Josef Beranek played for the Penguins during the 1996-97 season and again from 1999-2001. Beranek won gold with the Czech Republic in 1998. (Photo Credit: Doug Pensinger/ALLSPORT/Getty Images)
Josef Beranek Josef Beranek played for the Penguins during the 1996-97 season and again from 1999-2001. Beranek won gold with the Czech Republic in 1998. (Photo Credit: Doug Pensinger/ALLSPORT/Getty Images)
Dmitri Mironov played with the Penguins from 1995-97. Mironov won gold with the Unified Team in 1992 and took silver with Russia in 1998. (Photo Credit: Jamie Squire /Allsport/Getty Images)
Dmitri Mironov Dmitri Mironov played with the Penguins from 1995-97. Mironov won gold with the Unified Team in 1992 and took silver with Russia in 1998. (Photo Credit: Jamie Squire /Allsport/Getty Images)
German Titov played with the Penguins from 1998-2000. Titov also won a silver medal with Russia in the 1998 Olympics. (Photo Credit: Brian Bahr /Allsport/Getty Images)
German Titov German Titov played with the Penguins from 1998-2000. Titov also won a silver medal with Russia in the 1998 Olympics. (Photo Credit: Brian Bahr /Allsport/Getty Images)
Mark Recchi had three tours with the Penguins during his career. He also represented Canada in the 1998 Olympics. (Photo Credit: Al Bello /Allsport/Getty Images)
Mark Recchi Mark Recchi had three tours with the Penguins during his career. He also represented Canada in the 1998 Olympics. (Photo Credit: Al Bello /Allsport/Getty Images)
Kevin Hatcher patrolled the Penguins’ blue line from 1996-1999. He also represented USA in the 1998 Olympics. (Photo Credit: Elsa Hasch /Allsport/Getty Images)
Kevin Hatcher Kevin Hatcher patrolled the Penguins’ blue line from 1996-1999. He also represented USA in the 1998 Olympics. (Photo Credit: Elsa Hasch /Allsport/Getty Images)
Ulf Samuelsson was one of the fiercest defensemen to play for the Penguins. He also helped the Penguins win their first two Stanley Cups. He also represented Sweden in the 1998 Olympics. (Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw /Allsport/Getty Images)
Ulf Samuelsson Ulf Samuelsson was one of the fiercest defensemen to play for the Penguins. He also helped the Penguins win their first two Stanley Cups. He also represented Sweden in the 1998 Olympics. (Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw /Allsport/Getty Images)
Mark Johnson played with the Penguins from 1980-82, but is more well-known for being a member of the famed “Miracle On Ice” team that won gold in 1980. (Photo by Steve Powell /Getty Images)
Mark Johnson Mark Johnson played with the Penguins from 1980-82, but is more well-known for being a member of the famed “Miracle On Ice” team that won gold in 1980. (Photo by Steve Powell /Getty Images)

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