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Northwestern Ont. hockey players head to Olympic camp

Six hockey players from northwestern Ontario have been named to the Canadian men's OIympic team orientation camp roster.
Eric Staal has played for Canada several times, including at the 2010 Olympics. (Luis Acosta/AFP/Getty Images)

Six hockey players from northwestern Ontario have been named to the Canadian men's OIympic team orientation camp roster.

They include three members of Thunder Bay's Staal family — Eric, Marc and Jordan — along with Patrick Sharp, Kenora's Mike Richards, and Fort Frances's Duncan Keith.

The camp opens Aug. 25 in Calgary.

Eric Staal, Richards and Keith were on Canada's gold-medal-winning team at the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver.