Below is Sweden’s roster for the upcoming Channel One Cup, taking place from December 19th-22nd in Sochi, Russia. Two players will be making their Euro Hockey Tour as Patrik Hersley from Leksand  and former Nashville Predators forward Andreas Thuresson will join the Tre Kronor for the first time. Sweden has seen some success in the Euro Hockey Tour this year, taking home the silver in both the Czech Hockey Games and Karjala Cup, however their rivals from Finland managed to take the gold in both tournaments.

Linus UllmarkGoalieModo
Henrik KarlssonGoalieSkellefteå
Niclas BurströmDefensemanSkellefteå
Tom NilssonDefensemanFrölunda
Niklas AnderssonDefensemanMora IK
Sebastian ErixonDefensemanVaxjo HC
Daniel RahimiDefensemanLinkopings HC
Patrik HerseyDefensemanLeksand
Staffan KronwallDefensemanLokomotiv Yaroslavl
Andreas EngqvistForwardAtlant Mytishi
Simon HjalmarssonForwardLinköping
Daniel BångForwardLausanne
Mattias Janmark-NylenForwardAIK
William KarlssonForwardHV71 Jonkoping
Joel LundqvistForwardFrolunda HC
Jimmie EricssonForwardSkellefteå AIK
Andreas ThuressonForwardBrynas IF Gavle
Niklas PerssonForwardCSKA Moscow
Marcus PaulssonForwardDavos
Pär ArlbrandtForwardLinköpings HC
Mattias SjogrenForwardLinkopings HC
Linus KlasenForwardLuleå
Tom WandellForwardMoscow Spartak

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Steven took a different route towards his hockey interests. Starting out as a big Habs fan, he started to gravitate towards the more obscure levels of hockey, such as the low level tournaments in Asia, strange club matches between teams most people in North America can’t pronounce, and even some 3am contests between Bulgaria and New Zealand. Aside from his love for strange hockey events, Steven occasionally acts as a mediocre ball hockey goalie following a failed attempt at making it to the NHL as a fourth line house league grinder. Beyond hockey, Steven is an avid racing fan and loves to chat about NASCAR, F1, Indycar, you name it. Oh, and don’t get him started on music. That is, unless you want the whole history of metal and a guitar lesson. Currently, Steven is a credentialed media member with the Mississauga Steelheads of the OHL, as well as with the Oakville Blades of the OJHL. Steven has also hosted the television show "The Hockey House" on TVCogeco in Ontario, as well as a segment under the same with on LeafsTV in Toronto. Home page:

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