Since the Winter Olympics first welcomed professional players in 1998, the NHL has supplied a wealth of talent to the tournament. This year is no exception. The chart below outlines the contributions of various leagues to the 12 teams participating in the 2010 Olympic Games.
Over half of the 276 skaters are from the NHL (51.1%) with the remainder residing in the KHL (21.4%), DEL German League (7.6%), NLA Swiss League (6.2%), SEL Swedish League (5.8%), GET Norwegian League (2.2%), BOC Belarus League (2.2%), AHL (1.8%), and other leagues (Czech 2, Slovakian 1, Finnish 1) (1.4%), respectively. Only one Olympian, Miroslav Satan, is currently an unrestricted free agent.
The puck drops on men's hockey at the 2010 Olympic Games in 46 days.