Prospect Ramblings: Sweden’s WJC Roster Leaked?

Hayden Soboleski

2016-12-04

Knicks and knacks from the hockey world, and peeking at Sweden's leaked WJC roster in this Sunday Ramblings…

 


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Rumors are never worth banking on, but in the case of the Team Sweden World Junior Championship roster leaked by Swedish newspaper Expressen, things seem to check out. The official confirmatinon will happen tomorrow.

{source}<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">According to newspaper <a href="https://twitter.com/SportExpressen">@SportExpressen</a> this is the preliminary Swedish <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/WorldJuniors?src=hash">#WorldJuniors</a> roster that will be officially announced on Monday <a href="https://t.co/SHgEleYZnu">pic.twitter.com/SHgEleYZnu</a></p>&mdash; Eliteprospects (@eliteprospects) <a href="https://twitter.com/eliteprospects/status/804246348430245888">December 1, 2016</a></blockquote>
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Names like Jacob Larsson (ANH), Joel Eriksson Ek (MIN), and Alex Nylander (BUF) are sure bets assuming they aren't needed by their respective NHL clubs, while names like Liljegren (2017), Kylington (CGY), and Grundstrom (TOR) (see his SHL hat-trick below) are not a surprise. This is, of course, a preliminary roster and we'll be letting you know when final cuts are made. Given how many top Canadian and American players have stuck with their NHL clubs, Team Sweden will be even more of a force this holiday season. 

 

{source}<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="sv" dir="ltr">Det krävs tydligen ett hattrick för att få Rönnberg att le. <br>Carl Grundström får det att se lätt ut.<a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/fhc?src=hash">#fhc</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/fr%C3%B6lunda?src=hash">#frölunda</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/twittpuck?src=hash">#twittpuck</a> <a href="https://t.co/1gpvOdw8zX">pic.twitter.com/1gpvOdw8zX</a></p>&mdash; RoadLaker (@RoadLaker) <a href="https://twitter.com/RoadLaker/status/789175545883865088">October 20, 2016</a></blockquote>
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