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07-27-2009, 03:02 AM
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Pretty much. That is also why Sundin and Forsberg has about equal "star status" here in Sweden even though Forsberg (in his prime) were a better player.

Since most hockey fans in Sweden only follows the SEL and the national team, and non-sport people only follows the national team, the only way to get "big" here is to perform well in the yellow/blue jersey.

That is also the reason why Lidstrom was like, Lidstrom who? before the Olympic gold in 2006. After the Gold he has slowly gained the same respect as Sundin and Forsberg.

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