Former UMaine Black Bear goalie Jimmy Howard is in Arlington, Virginia along with 47 other pro players trying to earn a spot on the Team USA for the February Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

Howard is the starting goalie for the Detroit Red Wings and is one of six goalies vying to be the goalie for the 2014 games.

Here's a look at Howard's competition and the rest of the pro players trying to earn an olympic spot...

GOALTENDERS

Name

Height

Weight

Date of Birth

Shoots

Hometown

Current Team

Craig Anderson

6-2 (188)

180 (82)

1981-05-21

L

Park Ridge, Ill.

Ottawa Senators (NHL)

John Gibson

6-3 (191)

209 (95)

1993-07-14

L

Pittsburgh, Pa.

Norfolk Admirals (AHL)

Jimmy Howard

6-0 (183)

218 (99)

1984-03-26

L

Syracuse, N.Y.

Detroit Red Wings (NHL)

Ryan Miller

6-2 (188)

175 (79)

1980-07-17

L

East Lansing, Mich.

Buffalo Sabres (NHL)

Jonathan Quick

6-1 (185)

218 (99)

1986-01-21

L

Milford, Conn.

Los Angeles Kings (NHL)

Cory Schneider

6-2 (188)

195 (88)

1986-03-18

L

Marblehead, Mass.

New Jersey Devils (NHL)

DEFENSEMEN

Name

Height

Weight

Date of Birth

Shoots

Hometown

Current Team

Zach Bogosian

6-3 (191)

215 (98)

1990-07-15

R

Massena, N.Y.

Winnipeg Jets (NHL)

Dustin Byfuglien

6-5 (198)

265 (120)

1985-03-27

R

Roseau, Minn.

Winnipeg Jets (NHL)

John Carlson

6-3 (191)

212 (96)

1990-01-10

R

Colonia, N.J.

Washington Capitals (NHL)

Dan DeKeyser

6-3 (191)

198 (90)

1990-03-07

L

Clay Township, Mich.

Detroit Red Wings (NHL)

Justin Faulk

6-0 (183)

215 (98)

1992-03-20

R

South St. Paul, Minn.

Carolina Hurricanes (NHL)

Cam Fowler

6-1 (185)

196 (89)

1991-03-05

L

Farmington Hills, Mich.

Anaheim Ducks (NHL)

Jake Gardiner

6-2 (188)

184 (83)

1990-07-04

L

Minnetonka, Minn.

Toronto Maple Leafs (NHL)

Erik Johnson

6-4 (195)

232 (105)

1988-03-21

R

Bloomington, Minn.

Colorado Avalanche (NHL)

Jack Johnson

6-1 (185)

231 (105)

1987-01-13

L

Ann Arbor, Mich.

Columbus Blue Jackets (NHL)

Seth Jones

6-4 (195)

206 (93)

1994-10-03

R

Plano, Texas

Nashville Predators (NHL)

Nick Leddy

6-0 (183)

191 (87)

1991-03-20

L

Eden Prairie, Minn.

Chicago Blackhawks (NHL)

Paul Martin

6-1 (185)

200 (91)

1981-03-05

L

Minneapolis, Minn.

Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL)

Ryan McDonagh

6-1 (185)

213 (97)

1989-06-13

L

St. Paul, Minn.

New York Rangers (NHL)

Brooks Orpik

6-2 (188)

219 (99)

1980-09-26

L

San Francisco, Calif.

Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL)

Kevin Shattenkirk

5-11 (180)

207 (94)

1989-01-29

R

New Rochelle, N.Y.

St. Louis Blues (NHL)

Ryan Suter

6-1 (185)

198 (90)

1985-01-21

L

Madison, Wis.

Minnesota Wild (NHL)

Jacob Trouba

6-1 (185)

196 (89)

1994-02-26

R

Rochester, Mich.

Winnipeg Jets (NHL)

Keith Yandle

6-1 (185)

190 (86)

1986-09-09

L

Boston, Mass.

Phoenix Coyotes (NHL)

FORWARDS

Name

Height

Weight

Date of Birth

Shoots

Hometown

Current Team

Justin Abdelkader

6-1 (185)

219 (99)

1987-02-25

L

Muskegon, Mich.

Detroit Red Wings (NHL)

David Backes

6-3 (191)

221 (100)

1984-05-01

R

Minneapolis, Minn.

St. Louis Blues (NHL)

Beau Bennett

6-2 (188)

207 (94)

1991-11-27

R

Gardena, Calif.

Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL)

Nick Bjugstad

6-6 (198)

215 (98)

1992-07-17

R

Minneapolis, Minn.

Florida Panthers (NHL)

Dustin Brown

6-0 (183)

212 (96)

1984-11-04

L

Ithaca, N.Y.

Los Angeles Kings (NHL)

Ryan Callahan

5-11 (180)

180 (82)

1985-03-21

R

Rochester, N.Y.

New York Rangers (NHL)

Alex Galchenyuk

6-1 (185)

196 (89)

1994-02-12

L

Milwaukee, Wis.

Montreal Canadiens (NHL)

Patrick Kane

5-11 (180)

181 (82)

1988-11-19

L

Buffalo, N.Y.

Chicago Blackhawks (NHL)

Ryan Kesler

6-2 (188)

202 (92)

1984-08-31

R

Livonia, Mich.

Vancouver Canucks (NHL)

Phil Kessel

6-0 (183)

202 (92)

1987-10-02

R

Madison, Wis.

Toronto Maple Leafs (NHL)

Trevor Lewis

6-1 (185)

199 (90)

1987-01-08

R

Salt Lake City, Utah

Los Angeles Kings (NHL)

Kyle Okposo

6-0 (183)

212 (96)

1988-03-16

R

St. Paul, Minn.

New York Islanders (NHL)

T.J. Oshie

5-11 (180)

189 (86)

1986-12-23

R

Warroad, Minn.

St. Louis Blues (NHL)

Max Pacioretty

6-2 (188)

219 (99)

1988-11-20

L

New Canaan, Conn.

Montreal Canadiens (NHL)

Kyle Palmieri

5-11 (180)

197 (90)

1991-02-01

R

Smithtown, N.Y.

Anaheim Ducks (NHL)

Zach Parise

5-11 (180)

190 (86)

1984-07-28

L

Minneapolis, Minn.

Minnesota Wild (NHL)

Joe Pavelski

5-11 (180)

190 (86)

1984-07-11

R

Plover, Wis.

San Jose Sharks (NHL)

Bobby Ryan

6-2 (188)

200 (91)

1987-03-17

R

Cherry Hill, N.J.

Ottawa Senators (NHL)

Brandon Saad

6-1 (185)

202 (92)

1992-10-27

L

Gibsonia, Pa.

Chicago Blackhawks (NHL)

Craig Smith

6-1 (185)

202 (92)

1989-09-05

R

Madison, Wis.

Nashville Predators (NHL)

Paul Stastny

6-0 (183)

205 (93)

1985-12-27

L

St. Louis, Mo.

Colorado Avalanche (NHL)

Derek Stepan

6-0 (183)

196 (90)

1990-06-18

R

Hastings, Minn.

New York Rangers (NHL)

James van Riemsdyk

6-3 (191)

200 (91)

1989-05-04

L

Middletown, N.J.

Toronto Maple Leafs (NHL)

Blake Wheeler

6-5 (198)

205 (93)

1986-08-31

R

Robbinsdale, Minn.

Winnipeg Jets (NHL)