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BC government celebrates men's Olympic hockey gold medal

VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) – February 28th is officially “Duncan Keith, Scott Niedermayer, Brent Seabrook, Roberto Luongo and Shea Weber Day” in BC.

Deputy Premier Colin Hansen says it’s part of government’s program to recognize British Columbia’s medal-winning athletes from 2010 Games.

All five were on Canada’s Men’s Olympic Hockey team that won the Gold medal on the final day of the Olympics.

Duncan Keith played minor and junior hockey in the Okanagan. Scott Niedermayer grew up in Cranbrook, and Brent Seabrook is from Tsawwassen.

Roberto Luongo currently lives in Vancouver and Shea Weber was born and raised in Sicamous.