The head coach of the men’s hockey team, who joined Hockey Central at Noon Tuesday on Sportsnet 590 The Fan, didn’t get into specifics but it’s expected that Carey Price and Roberto Luongo will each be given a start when Canada kicks off preliminary play.
Babcock also said he expects to keep NHL teammates together on the same line at the start of the tournament. That could include Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry, Jonathan Toews and Patrick Sharp, as well as Sidney Crosby and Chris Kunitz.
Babcock reveals Crosby and Kunitz will start on a line together in game one. Wouldn't say who rounds out the line.