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Lilja Has ‘Sammy’s” Back

from Ansar Khan of Mlive,

Detroit Red Wings defenseman Andreas Lilja doesn’t blame Mikael Samuelsson, his best friend and former teammate, for ripping Swedish Olympic officials for excluding him from the team.

Samuelsson told Vancouver reporters: “Probably going to get in trouble for this, but they (Team Sweden officials) can go (expletive) themselves.’‘

Lilja liked his reaction.

“I think it’s kind of nice when someone says what they really think instead of saying, ‘OK, it was their decision, nothing I can do about it,’ ‘’ Lilja said. “Nice that people show emotions because he’s (ticked off). I don’t blame him.’’

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Filed in: NHL Teams, Detroit Red Wings, Vancouver Canucks, Non-NHL Hockey, International Hockey, | KK Hockey | Permalink
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