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WJC: Swedish roster selected

Magnus Pääjärvi Svensson to play World Juniors at age 16.

The new Head Coach of the Swedish U20 team, Pär Mårts, selected the preliminary squad for the upcoming World Juniors in Czech Republic. Magnus Pääjärvi Svensson will be the first Swedish U16 player ever to play the World U20 Championship. The most promising Swedish defender in many years, Viktor Hedman born 1990, is also selected.

GOALIES:
1. Jhonas Enroth
30. Stefan Ridderwall

DEFENSEMEN:
2. Eric Moe
3. Johan Motin
4. Kristofer Berglund
6. Victor Hedman
7. Jonathan Carlsson
8. Oscar Eklund
9. Niclas Andersén

FORWARDS:
10. Mario Kempe
12. Carl Hagelin
15. Patrik Berglund
16. Tobias Forsberg
17. Patrik Lundh
18. Joakim Andersson
21. Magnus Svensson Pääjärvi
22. Mikael Backlund
23. Robin Figren
24. Thomas Larsson
25. Tony Lagerström
26. Oscar Möller
29. Johan Alcén

Story added on 4th December 2007 at 16:05 GMT
Story submitted by: Henrik Lundqvist.

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