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Patrik Laine to join Leo Komarov for another shot at gold

The World Cup of Hockey roster for Finland has some familiar names on it from the recent World Championships.

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Leo Komarov and Patrik Laine will be together again in Toronto this time for the World Cup. Komarov was named to the preliminary roster a few weeks ago, and today, with the final roster announcement for Team Finland, he's joined by Laine, Carolina Hurricanes prospect Sebastian Aho, and Mikko Koskinen from the World Championship silver medal winning team.

One Finnish media report speculated on the Finnish third goalie by posing the question Which goalie will eat popcorn in Toronto.

Koskinen might end up getting to know the ACC pressbox, but he might get in some games too, he was impressive at the World Championships.

No one was more impressive than Laine, and if Auston Matthews is named to Team North America as expected, the rivalry will get another airing, and Leaf fans will get a front row seat.

Maybe Komarov can sneak in and get some important goals again, because like he said, he's a goal scorer now, not just a pest.

The final roster for Finland is:

Forwards
Sebastian Aho Karpat (FIN)
Aleksander Barkov Florida Panthers
Joonas Donskoi San Jose Sharks
Valtteri Filppula Tampa Bay Lightning
Mikael Granlund Minnesota Wild
Erik Haula Minnesota Wild
Jussi Jokinen Florida Panthers
Mikko Koivu Minnesota Wild
Leo Komarov Toronto Maple Leafs
Lauri Korpikoski Edmonton Oilers
Patrik Laine Tappara (FIN)
Jori Lehtera St. Louis Blues
Teuvo Teravainen Chicago Blackhawks
Defensemen
Jyrki Jokipakka Calgary Flames
Sami Lepisto Salavat Yulaev Ufa (KHL)
Esa Lindell Dallas Stars
Olli Maatta Pittsburgh Penguins
Ville Pokka Chicago Blackhawks
Rasmus Ristolainen Buffalo Sabres
Sami Vatanen Anaheim Ducks
Goalies
Mikko Koskinen SKA St. Petersburg (KHL)
Tuukka Rask Boston Bruins
Pekka Rinne Nashville Predators