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Bobrovsky Picked as Goalie for Olympic Hockey Duel Against U.S.

Goalie Sergei Bobrovsky during a training session on Feb. 12. Alexei Kudenko

Goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky of the Columbus Blue Jackets is going to play for Russia in the upcoming hockey game against the United States later on Saturday, the team's spokesman said.

Bobrovsky got picked over Alexander Yeromenko of Dynamo Moscow and Colorado Avalanche goaltender Semyon Varlamov, who started Russia's opening 5-2 win over Slovenia on Thursday.

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