Notably In: Dance - Pechelat and Bourzat, Shibutanis, Chock and Bates, Katsalopov and Ilinykh Mens - Reynolds, Abbott, Aaron, Amodio, Kovtun, Yuzuru Hanyu, Brezina, Verner, Misha Ge Ladies - Kostner, Marchei, Mao Asada, Lipnitskaia, Sotnikova, Osmond, full ladies US Sochi team (skipping pairs for now, not much in the way of surprises/retirements there)
Notably Out: Dance - Virtue/Moir and Davis/White Men’s - Daisuke Takahashi, Patrick Chan, Brian Joubert Ladies - Yuna Kim, Mirai Nagasu (not even as an alternate),
Mirai is the first alternate and is listed. The alternates appear in alphabetical order.
Sotnikova is listed as an alternate too, and will decided later this month if she’s competing in Saitama.
And Denis Ten, current silver World medalist and bronze Olympic medalist is out to heal an injury.