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Continued: Meet the Minnesota Olympians

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Bio: Oshie was hoping to make the Olympic team in 2010, but he knew he needed to round out his game to merit consideration. Still an energetic, tenacious presence on the ice, he has worked hard to become a strong two-way player over his six seasons with St. Louis. Oshie was named an alternate captain for the first time this season and is on pace to eclipse his career high of 54 points. He is expected to play in Sochi with Blues linemate Backes.

JOHN LANDSTEINER

Duluth • curling

Age: 23

Position: Lead

Olympic experience: First

Twitter handle: @jlandsteiner

Bio: Landsteiner was an accomplished junior curler whose potential caught Shuster’s eye. The two youngest members of Team Shuster played with poise and accuracy at the Olympic trials and in December’s Olympic qualifying tournament. Landsteiner, who grew up in Mapleton, Minn., is a civil engineer and a graduate of Minnesota Duluth.

JEFF ISAACSON

Gilbert • curling

Age: 30

Position: Vice skip

Olympic experience: Second (2010)

Twitter handle: @LaZyIkE_14

Bio: A science teacher at Gilbert Junior High School, Isaacson was on John Shuster’s 2010 Olympic team. After the Vancouver Games, he played on other teams before Shuster convinced him to join forces again for another shot at an Olympic berth. The two are longtime friends and teammates and teamed up to win a gold medal at the 2007 World University Games.

PHIL KESSEL

Gophers • men’s hockey

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