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Jonas Hiller, Damien Brunner top Swiss hockey roster for Sochi Olympics

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Goaltender Jonas Hiller backstopped Team Switzerland at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

Swiss’s goalie Jonas Hiller went 2-3 with a 2.47 GAA and a .918 save percentage in Vancouver. (Damian Strohmeyer/SI)

By Allan Muir

Has Sven Baertschi become Switzerland’s Bobby Ryan?

Probably not, but Baertschi, the Flames’ underachieving first-rounder — who is currently toiling in the AHL — was the most notable name missing from the 25-man Olympic roster that was released by the Swiss Ice Hockey Federation on Monday.

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The Sochi-bound group includes just eight NHL players: goalies Reto Berra (Calgary) and Jonas Hiller (Ducks); defensemen Raphael Diaz (Canadiens), Roman Josi (Predators), Mark Streit (Flyers) and Yannick Weber (Canucks); and forwards Damien Brunner (Devils) and Nino Niederreiter (Wild).

Here’s the rest of the roster:

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  • Published On Jan 06, 2014