Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Team Tasked with Defending Olympic Women's Hockey Gold Could Be Named Friday

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Team Tasked with Defending Olympic Women's Hockey Gold Could Be Named Friday

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Olympic women's hockey team big reveal coming

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CALGARY - The Canadian women's hockey team has scheduled a news conference Friday when the 2018 Olympic team is expected to be unveiled.

Hockey Canada and the Canadian Olympic Committee said Thursday it will be "significant announcement."

Twenty-eight players were invited to try out for the squad that will attempt to defend gold in February's Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

They've been training full time and playing a regular schedule of games since August.

Olympic women's rosters will be 23 players -- three goaltenders and 20 skaters -- which is an increase on the three and 18 of 2014. Olympic men's hockey rosters are 25.

Forward Amy Potomak of Aldergrove, B. …

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