Sweden’s Potential IIHF World Championship Roster

Sweden’s Potential IIHF World Championship Roster

We are still waiting for some countries to release their IIHF World Championship Rosters with 5 days left before it starts. Each team can have up to 25 players comprised of 22 Skaters and 3 Goalies. Defending champion Sweden has announced players who have approved, declined, or haven’t answered their invitations to travel to Slovakia.

Accepted:

Marcus Pettersson (Pittsburgh Penguins)

Elias Lindholm (Calgary Flames)

William Nylander (Toronto Maple Leafs)

Mattias Ekholm (Nashville Predators)

Patric Hörnqvist (Pittsburgh)

Henrik Lundqvist (New York Rangers)

Jacob Markström (Vancouver Canucks)

Adam Larsson (Edmonton Oilers)

Erik Gustafsson (Chicago Blackhawks)

Robert Hägg (Philadelphia Flyers)

Oliver Ekman-Larsson (Arizona Coyotes)

Oskar Lindblom (Philadelphia)

Elias Pettersson (Vancouver)

Adrian Kempe (Los Angeles Kings)

Marcus Krüger (Chicago)

Loui Eriksson (Vancouver)

Mario Kempe (Arizona)

Jesper Bratt (New Jersey Devils)

Declined:

Mika Zibanejad (Rangers)

Hampus Lindholm (Anaheim Ducks)

Rickard Rakell (Anaheim)

Jakob Silfverberg (Anaheim)

Joel Eriksson-Ek (Minnesota Wild)

Jacob de la Rose (Detroit Red Wings)

Johan Larsson (Buffalo Sabres)

Oscar Lindberg (Ottawa Senators)

Alexander Edler (Vancouver)

Jonas Brodin (Minnesota)

Rasmus Dahlin (Buffalo)

Niklas Hjalmarsson (Arizona)

Victor Hedman (Tampa Bay Lightning)

Anton Rayman (Tampa Bay)

Oscar Klefbom (Edmonton Oilers)

Victor Fast (Minnesota)

Filip Forsberg (Nashville)

Viktor Arvidsson (Nashville)

William Karlsson (Vegas Golden Knights)

Calle Järnkrok (Nashville)

André Burakovsky (Washington Capitals)

Andreas Johnsson (Toronto)

Nicklas Bäckström (Washington)

Unanswered:

Anders Nilsson (Ottawa)

Fredrik Claesson (Rangers)

Christian Folin (Montreal Canadiens)

Lias Andersson (Rangers)

Gustav Forsling (Chicago)

Carl Dahlström (Chicago)

Linus Ullmark (Buffalo)

Nicklas Kronwall (Detroit)

Jonathan Ericsson (Detroit)

Christopher Ehn (Detroit)

Pontus Åberg (Minnesota)

Christian Djoos (Washington)

Waiting for answer:

Magnus Pääjärvi (Ottawa)

Sweden opens up the IIHF World Champion against the Czech Republic, May 10th at 2:15 pm EST. The Official roster should be released sometime this week.


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