World Juniors 2022

Meet the Team: An early look at what Sweden might look like at the 2022 World Juniors

It's been quite the fall from grace for Sweden at the World Juniors in recent years. They played in five gold medal games between 2008 and 2014, and they've only made the final once and medalled twice since. This, in spite of Sweden setting new records at the NHL Entry Draft like clockwork.

Has the scouting community overrated Swedish talent in this age group? Perhaps, but Canada, Russia, and the United States are all hockey superpowers, drawing from a much larger pool of talent, and that's the competition.

Even so, this tournament is a good experience for Swedish hockey players at a critical stage in their development. That their country boasts one of the top professional leagues has proven something of a blessing and a curse. They get to play against top talent and develop in a professiona

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World Juniors 2022 Meet the Team Sweden U20 Sweden U20 (all) SHL WJC-20 HockeyAllsvenskan J20 Nationell Emil Andrae Calle Clang Simon Edvinsson William Eklund Elliot Ekmark Måns Forsfjäll Helge Grans Alexander Holtz Daniel Ljungman Fabian Lysell Leo Lööf Oskar Magnusson Theodor Niederbach Zion Nybeck Joel Nyström Oskar Olausson Anton Olsson Isak Rosén Albert Sjöberg Victor Sjöholm Åke Stakkestad Elias Stenman Elias Stenman Daniel Torgersson Jesper Vikman Jesper Wallstedt Tomas Montén
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