Two Everett Silvertips alumni will compete in the Olympic hockey tournament in Sochi, Russia next month. Radko Gudas is on the Czech Republic team and Ivan Baranka will play for Slovakia.
Gudas is a member of the NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning. He had 37 points for the Silvertips in the 2009-10 season. Baranka is playing in his second straight Olympics. He spent two seasons in Everett between 2003 and 2005 and is currently playing professionally in Russia.