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09-16-2010, 08:08 PM
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Originally Posted by sa cyred View Post
They have a vet goalie that has been three for quite a few number of years. All the newspapers were calling for Eriksson to start, but the coach wanted to feel loyal to his older starter and played him. Means nothing playwise. People in Sweden have Eriksson has the frontrunner for being the starting goalie at the WC
Umm... I've never seen or heard anyone suggest this. As far as I've understood, the general consensus is that he'll share the starting duties fairly evenly with Andreas Hadelöv in Skellefteå.

As for our goalies for the WC, we of course hope for the Rangers to be out of the picture as usual, but from the SEL I think Daniel Larsson is the most likely starter, maybe Johan Holmqvist will have a bounce back season. Then we have Stefan Liv in the KHL and a few others who are probably ahead of Eriksson as well. Of course he could have a really big breakthrough season, but at the moment I don't think anyone is really considering him for the WC squad.

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