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Mountfield's Oskars Cibulskis, left, battles for the puck with Team Canada's Chris Kelly during the game between Team Canada and Mountfield HK at the 91st Spengler Cup ice hockey tournament in Davos, Switzerland, Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017MELANIE DUCHENE/The Canadian Press

Chris Kelly has been named captain of Canada's men's hockey team at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

Kelly is a veteran of 833 games and won a Stanley Cup with the Boston Bruins in 2012.

He played 82 games with the Ottawa Senators last season and has appeared in 16 games with Ottawa's American Hockey League affiliate this season.

Rene Bourque, Andrew Ebbett, Chris Lee, Derek Roy and Maxim Noreau will rotate as alternate captains during the Olympic tournament.

Canada begins its quest for a third straight men's hockey gold medal Feb. 15 against Switzerland.

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