Mårts announces Swedish World Juniors squad
21 players named for the preliminary Swedish roster.
Head Coach Pär Mårts announced the preliminary Swedish roster for the upcoming World Juniors in Canada.
The WJC will be played in Ottawa December 26-January 5. Sweden will play two games in Canada as part of the tournament preparation. December 19 against Canada in Air Canada Centre, Toronto and December 23 against Czech Republic in PowerAde Centre, Brampton.
Jacob Markström, Brynäs
Mark Owuya, Djurgården (Almtuna)
Viktor Ekbom, Linköping (Oskarshamn)
Tim Erixon, Skellefteå
Sebastian Erixon, Timrå
Victor Hedman, Modo
Erik Karlsson, Frölunda (Borås)
David Rundblad, Skellefteå
Nichlas Torp, HV71
Joakim Andersson, Frölunda
Mikael Backlund, Västerås
Carl Gustafsson, Djurgården (Huddinge)
Simon Hjalmarsson, Borås
Marcus Johansson, Färjestad
Jacob Josefson, Djurgården
Niklas Lasu, Borås
Anton Persson, Brynäs (Oskarshamn)
André Petersson, HV71
Magnus Pääjärvi Svensson, Timrå
Mattias Tedenby, HV71 (Oskarshamn)
David Ullström, HV71 (Borås)
Story added on 26th November 2008 at 08:43 GMT
Story submitted by: Henrik Lundqvist.