Thread: Player Discussion: WJC Squad 2013-14?
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01-04-2013, 05:18 PM
B Boarding
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The only player not making it due to NHL duties would be Hampus Lindholm IMO. We are VERY deep at forwards this year. Left out are players like Andreas Johnson, Erik Karlsson, Rydahl, Brodecki, Hedberg, Kalin to name a few. Defense looks like a weakness this year too. Hägg should be the go-to-guy with Lindholm in the NHL. The other defenders are good but nothing special, other than possibly late 96-born Rasmus Andersson who's doing very well in SEL-2 already now.
Goalies should be better this year though. With Dansk as #1 and Högberg as #2 Sweden have very very solid goaltending. I guess they will bring the best 95-born keeper as #3 to gain some experience.

Overall, a slightly better team than this year IMO.

Forsberg - Lindholm - De La Rose

Wennberg - Nylander - Collberg

Burakovsky - Crus-Rydberg/Wallmark - Sörensen

Possler - Sandberg - Sundqvist/Zaar/Strömwall/Lindblom

Hägg - C. Andersson

Byström - R. Anderson

Arnesson - J. Bergman


In the mix:
J. Pettersson
W. Westlund


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