Martin Erat, Jiri Sekac among those named to Czech Olympic team

Czech captain Martin Erat. (Pavel Golovkin, file/AP)

The Czech Republic men’s hockey team roster was announced on Monday, with a few familiar faces for NHL fans.

Longtime Nashville Predator Martin Erat was among the 25 named, along with former Canadien Jiri Sekac and former Hurricane Michal Jordan.

The Czechs finished sixth at the previous Games in Sochi, Russia.

As a nation, the Czech Republic has one gold and one bronze in six appearances, not including past success as part of Czechoslovakia.

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