Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 02/12/14 at 05:46 PM ET
from Pierre LeBrun of ESPN,
Duncan Keith and Shea Weber may have something to say about this, but will there be a more dynamic defense pairing to watch in this tournament than Oliver Ekman-Larsson with Erik Karlsson?
The two young Swedish star blueliners were a treat to watch play together Wednesday when Sweden beat the Czech Republic 4-2 to kick off the Olympic tourney. Both defensemen are magicians with the puck, and watching them take turns with it against the Czechs was mesmerizing.
Are there any concerns defensively with having both offensive-minded blueliners together? Not that I could see Wednesday night.
more plus Scott Burnside on the game too...
Below, Swedish coach Par Marts in a Q & A post-game...
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