Road To The Olympic Games

Olympics Winter

Belarus not to be taken lightly

Having upset Sweden in the quarterfinals of the 2002 Olympics, Team Belarus has proven it should not be underestimated at the 2010 Games.

Group C

Coaches

 Name  Age  Hometown  League  Olympics
Mikhail Zakharov  47      0
 Andrei Khomutov  48 Yaroslavl, Russia    3 (as player)
 Dave Lewis  56 Kindersley, Sask.  Former coach of Boston Bruins and Detroit Red Wings (NHL)  0

 

Forwards

 Name  Age  Hometown  League  Olympics
Oleg Antonenko  38  Minsk, Belarus  Kontinental Hockey League (KHL)  2
Sergei Demagin  23  Minsk, Belarus  KHL  0
Dmitri Meleshko  27  N/A  Dynamo Minsk  0
Alexei Kalyuzhny  32  Minsk, Belarus  KHL  3
Konstantin Koltsov  28  Minsk, Belarus  KHL  1
Konstantin Zakharov  25  Minsk, Belarus Belarus League  0
Sergei Kostitsyn  22  Minsk, Belarus  KHL  0
Alexander Kulakov  26  Minsk, Belarus  KHL  0
Andrei Mikhalev  31  Minsk, Belarus  KHL  0
Andrei Stas  21  Minsk, Belarus  KHL  0
Alexei Ugarov  24  Nizhnekamsk, Russia  KHL  0
Sergei Zadelenov  33  Belarus  KHL  0

 

Defence

 Name  Age  Hometown  League  Olympics
 Sergei Kolosov  23  Novopolotsk, Belarus  Grand Rapids (AHL)  0
 Andrei Karev  24  Elektrostal, Belarus  Yunosk Minsk  0
 Vladimir Denisov  25  Navapolatsk, Belarus  KHL  0
 Viktor Kostyuchenok  30  Minsk, Belarus  KHL  0
 Ruslan Salei  35  Minsk, Belarus  Colorado Avalanche (NHL)  2
 Nikolai Stasenko  22  Roshino, Belarus  KHL  0
 Alexander Makritsky  38  Minsk, Belarus  Dynamo Minsk  0
 Alexander Ryadinsky  32  Minsk, Belarus  Belarus League  0

 

Goalies

 Name  Age  Hometown  League  Olympics
 Vitali Koval  29  Perm, Russia  KHL  1
 Maksim Malyutin  21    Belarusian Extraliga  0
 Andrei Mezin  35 Chelyabinsk, Russia   KHL  3