Sweden announced its Men’s and Women’s Olympic rosters this week, and they’ve got this one neat trick to push the teams over the edge: teenagers on defence.
The women’s roster announced a few days ago includes phenom Maja Nylén-Persson who turned 17 in November and just finished winning a silver medal in the women’s U18 (their WJC).
The men’s roster announced today includes phenom Rasmus Dahlin, who turns 18 this spring and just finished winning a silver medal in the men’s WJC.
They liked the idea so much, they did it twice.
The rest of the Swedish roster is as follows:
There are two more forwards to be announced.
the same number of more ex-Leafs than Team Canada, this makes them better, right?