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Top Swedish Players

J.A. Doninicis of Too Many Men On The Site lists the Top 25 Swedish Players In The World,

1. Erik Karlsson- He won the Norris Trophy under the age of 23 and put up Bobby Orr-type number in 2011-12.

2. Henrik Lundqvist- The former Vezina winner and 3-time all-star will look to regain his 2006 Olympic magic in Sochi.

3. Nicklas Backstrom- Backstrom is back after being sidelined by injury. He won the 2008-09 Viking Award for best Swedish hockey player in North America.

4. Henrik Zetterberg- Being a captain of an Original Six team is a big responsibility, but Zetterberg is also leading them past the days of Nicklas Lidstrom.

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SYF's avatar

11.  Johan Franzen-‘The Mule’ is strong, scores points, and is a team leader.

Since like never.

Posted by SYF from Twerkin' with Anastasia Ashley on 09/06/13 at 05:23 PM ET


Ha.. Backstrom Karlsson and Lundqvuist ahead of Z? This article has zero creditability.

Posted by Probie4Prez on 09/06/13 at 06:03 PM ET

yreland's avatar

I could live with Lundquist ahead of Z, but not the other two.  I would have forgotten that Backstrom was still playing if it wasn’t for the geico commercials.

Posted by yreland from Hockey's black hole South Carolina on 09/07/13 at 06:27 AM ET

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