Three players to watch for Team Sweden at the 2022 WJC

Three players to watch for Team Sweden at the 2022 WJC

Simon Edvinsson, D, Frolunda (SHL): Won’t be long before he’s playing next to Moritz Seider on Detroit’s top pairing. Has been a force in the SHL and should be a dominant, all-situations minute eater for Swedish coach Tomas Monten. (Detroit, sixth overall pick in 2021)

William Eklund, C, Djurgarden (SHL): After starting the season with San Jose, was sent back to Sweden for more seasoning and for this WJC opportunity. A star in the making. (San Jose, seventh overall in 2021)

Jesper Wallstedt, G, Lulea (SHL): Has put up stellar numbers in Lulea. Is big, athletic, and has the ability to steal games on his own. Should be able to withstand the expectations and pressure that come with another excellent Swedish team. (Minnesota, 20th overall pick in 2021)

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