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Olympic Hockey Headlines: Team Sweden

Team Sweden's men's team features a number of familiar names to NHL fans.

Goaltenders:
Jhonas Enroth, Dynamo Minsk (BLR/KHL)
Viktor Fasth, Vaxjo Lakers
Magnus Hellberg, Kunlun Red Star (CHN/KHL)

Defencemen:
Jonas Ahnelov, Avangard Omsk (RUS)
Simon Bertilsson, Brynas Gavle
Rasmus Dahlin, Frolunda Gothenburg
Johan Fransson, Geneve-Servette (SUI)
Erik Gustafsson, Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk (RUS)
Patrik Hersley, SKA St Petersburg (RUS)
Staffan Kronwall, Lokomotiv Yaroslavl (RUS)
Mikael Wikstrand, Farjestad Karlstad

Forwards:
Dick Axelsson, Farjestad Karlstad
Alexander Bergstrom, Sibir Novisibirsk (RUS)
Dennis Everberg, Avangard Omsk (RUS)
Carl Klingberg, EV Zug (SUI)
Anton Lander, Ak Bars Kazan (RUS)
Par Lindholm, Skelleftea AIK
Joakim Lindstrom, Skelleftea AIK
Joel Lundqvist, Frolunda Gothenburg
Oscar Moller, Skelleftea AIK
Linus Omark, Salavat Yulayev Ufa (RUS)
Fredrik Pettersson, ZSC Lions (SUI)
Viktor Stalberg, EV Zug (SUI)

Head Coach:
Rikard Gronborg

The teenage defenseman Rasmus Dahlin will make Sweden games interesting to watch for all NHL fans. The kid is the next great European defenseman.

The team's general manager Johan Garpenlov (remember him?) made some controversial decisions. The most glaring omission seems to be Vancouver prospect Elias Petterson. Petterson is said to be having the most legendary under-20 season in Sweden since some guy named Peter Forsberg.

22 year old Victor Olofsson is the leading goal scorer in the Swedish Elite League so far this season but is not going to Pyeongchang, either.

Sweden's women's team was also named:

Goaltenders
Sarah Berglind, MODO Ornskoldsvik
Sara Grahn, Brynas Gavle
Minatsu Murase, AIK Stockholm

Defence
Emmy Alasalmi, AIK Stockholm
Johanna Fallman, Lulea HF
Elin Lundberg, Leksands IF
Maja Nylen-Persson, Leksands IF
Johanna Olofsson, MODO Ornskoldsvik
Emilia Ramboldt, Linkoping HC
Annie Svedin, MODO Ornskoldsvik

Forward
Anna Borgqvist, Brynas Gavle
Olivia Carlsson, MODO Ornskoldsvik
Erika Grahm, MODO Ornskoldsvik
Sara Hjalmarsson, AIK Stockholm
Lisa Johansson, AIK Stockholm
Sabina Kuller, AIK Stockholm
Maria Lindh, Djurgarden Stockholm
Emma Nordin, Lulea HF
Hanna Olsson, Djurgarden Stockholm
Fanny Rask, HV71 Jonkoping
Rebecca Stenberg, Lulea HF
Erica Uden Johansson, Brynas Gavle
Pernilla Winberg, Linkoping HC

Head Coach:
Leif Boork

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