Team Sweden hockey preview: Lying in the weeds

Team Sweden hockey

There is an awful lot of talk about who will win gold in Olympic hockey. What is surprising is that the Team Sweden hockey club is not getting enough love compared to Canada and host country Russia. The 2006 gold medal winners may have been upset in 2010, but are looking like a solid choice to regain their title as the best in the world.

Tre Kronor has depth at every position, even with injuries taking their toll. Only one player, Jimmie Ericsson, plays overseas. That clues you in to how much high-end talent is playing in the NHL for the Swedes. [Read more…]