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03-14-2013, 01:51 PM
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Originally Posted by Sturminator View Post
Comparing Svedberg's scoring in the world championships to Suchy's is rather enlightening, though. They were contemporaries, both breaking onto their respective national teams for the 1965 world championships. Suchy played a good deal more games for his national team (Svedberg was evidently dropped from the team after 1965, and first appeared again in the 1968 olympics), but we can at least roughly compare their scoring by looking at how they did when playing in the same tournaments.

PlayerGoalsAssistsPointsGames PlayedPoints per Game
Jan Suchy212546650.71
Lennart Svedberg6814440.32

Now, I don't know if this is fair to Svedberg or not, but it's the closest thing I can get to a barometer on his offensive skills. I'm not sure how complimentary this ends up being; it is less than I had expected. Now, Suchy is a strong top pairing QB in my opinion, but less than half of his production is...less good.
Svedberg was also in 1966 Ljublana. Points 0+2 if Czech sources are correct. Apparently played on second pairing and didnīt play in all games.

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