Hjalmarsson, Kruger and Oduya to represent Sweden in Sochi
|Defenseman Johnny Oduya joins Niklas Hjalmarsson and Marcus Kruger on Sweden's Olympic Team. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)|
Sweden announced its roster for the 2014 Sochi Olympics On Tuesday, naming a team heavy on NHL players, including veteran Detroit Red Wings forward Daniel Alfredsson, who gets a last shot at Olympic glory.
The Swedes were upset in 2010 at the quarterfinal stage, losing to Slovakia.
In 2014, Sweden is drawn into Group C, joining Austria, Czech Republic and Switzerland.
Here is the full roster:
Goaltenders -- Jhonas Enroth, Buffalo Sabres, Jonas Gustavsson, Detroit Red Wings, Henrik Lundqvist, New York Rangers.
Defensemen -- Alexander Edler, Vancouver Canucks, Oliver Ekman-Larsson, Phoenix Coyotes, Jonathan Ericsson, Detroit Red Wings, Niklas Hjalmarsson, Chicago Blackhawks, Erik Karlsson, Ottawa Senators, Niklas Kronwall, Detroit Red Wings, Johnny Oduya, Chicago Blackhawks, Henrik Tallinder, Buffalo Sabres.
Forwards -- Daniel Alfredsson, Detroit Red Wings, Nicklas Backstrom, Washington Capitals, Patrik Berglund, St. Louis Blues, Jimmie Ericsson, Skelleftea AIK (SWE), Loui Eriksson, Boston Bruins, Johan Franzen, Detroit Red Wings, Carl Hagelin, New York Rangers, Marcus Kruger, Chicago Blackhawks, Gabriel Landeskog, Colorado Avalanche, Daniel Sedin, Vancouver Canucks, Henrik Sedin, Vancouver Canucks, Jakob Silfverberg, Anaheim Ducks, Alexander Steen, St. Louis Blues, Henrik Zetterberg, Detroit Red Wings.