Sweden Announces Roster for World Junior Championships

For two Canadian Hockey League players, Jacob Moverare (Mississauga Steelheads) and John Dahlstrom (Medicine Hat Tigers), Santa wasn’t very kind to them as they were the last cuts on Christmas Day for Sweden’s entry at the World Junior Championships.

The cuts leave Filip Ahl (Regina Pats) as the lone CHL’er on the roster. Former Ontario Hockey League rookie of the year Alexander Nylander, now of the American Hockey League’s Rochester Americans will represent Sweden for the second time.

Team Sweden roster:

Goaltenders:
Filip Gustavsson, Lulea HF
Felix Sandstrom, Brynas Gavle
Adam Werner, Farjestad Karlstad

Defencemen:
David Bernhardt, Djurgarden Stockholm
Gabriel Carlsson, Linkoping HC
Lucas Carlsson, Brynas Gavle
Rasmus Dahlin, Frolunda Gothenburg
Kristoffer Gunnarsson, Frolunda Gothenburg
Oliver Kylington, Stockton Heat (AHL)
Jacob Larsson, Frolunda Gothenburg

Forwards:
Filip Ahl, Regina Pats (WHL)
Lias Andersson, HV71 Jonkoping
Rasmus Asplund, Farjestad Karlstad
Jonathan Dahlen, Timra IK
Joel Eriksson Ek, Farjestad Karlstad
Carl Grundstrom, Frolunda Gothenburg
Fredrik Karlstrom, AIK Stockholm
Jens Looke, Timra IK
Alexander Nylander, Rochester Americans (AHL)
Sebastian Ohlsson, Skelleftea AIK
Elias Pettersson, Timra IK
Tim Soderlund, Skelleftea AIK
Andreas Wingerli, Skelleftea AIK

Head Coach:
Tomas Monten

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