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Kayley Holloway

Atlanta native studying PR at the University of Florida. Yes, I'm aware the Thrashers do not exist anymore. No, I'm still not over it. I am quite the fan of Sweden, their language and hockey team alike. I'm also that person who will chase down anyone with NHL paraphernalia... I just really like hockey.

Sweden Dominates Slovakia, Advances to Semis at the 2017 World Junior Championships

Sweden faced Slovakia on Jan 2 and Felix Sandström took the starting goaltender position again. After a solid win over the Czechs, Sweden came in strong to solidify their lead in the tournament. Less than a minute into the game, Miroslav Struska gave Sweden a power play opportunity. A tripping call resulted in Team Sweden captain Joel Eriksson-Ek scoring the …

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Dahlen Stars as Sweden Bests Czech Republic at the 2017 World Junior Championships

Sweden faced the Czech Republic on Saturday and gave star goaltender of the tournament, Felix Sandström, a break and introduced Filip Gustavsson, a Pittsburgh Penguins prospect. Thirty-seven seconds into the game, Rasmus Asplund, a Buffalo Sabres prospect, scored to start Sweden off.  Asplund’s goal was assisted by Filip Ahl and Elias Pettersson, a top prospect for the 2017 draft. After the …

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Nylander Helps Sweden Secure Top Slot in 2017 World Junior Championships

Alexander Nylander helped lead Sweden to clinch Group A of the 2017 World Junior Championships tallying three points in the victory over Finland on Thursday. After the 4-2 victory over Switzerland, the Swedes followed up with a close game decided by the third period. Rasmus Dahlin was called on a tripping penalty in the first period which resulted in a …

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Sweden Starts Off Strong at the 2017 World Junior Championships

Sweden faced Denmark in the first game of the tournament and defeated the Danes 6-1. Sweden’s lineup of 16-to-18 year-olds is one of the strongest in the WJC. The Swedes had a strong first period, scoring in both the middle and ends of the period. Alexander Nylander, Buffalo Sabres prospect currently playing for the Rochester Americans, scored the first goal, …

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Sweden Slips By Switzerland at the 2016 World Championships

Sweden faced Switzerland on Sunday and emerged victorious after a battle that lasted three periods, overtime and a shootout. Jacob Markstrom had a 93.1% save percentage after blocking 27 of 29 shots on goal. The majority of the game was spent tied, with every goal having an answer from the opponent. Sven Andrighetto ended the first period by putting Switzerland …

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Sweden Scoots Past Latvia at the 2016 World Championships

Sweden opened the 2016 World Championships with an overtime win against Latvia in the first matchup of the preliminary round. The first period registered one goal in the first three minutes from Sweden. Jimmie Ericsson slid one past Latvian goaltender Elvis Merzlikins, assisted by Mikael Backlund and Johan Fransson. Sweden also tallied two penalties in the first period. A holding …

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Czech Republic bests Belarus at the 2016 World Junior Championships

Czech Republic had a comeback and defeated Belarus on Wednesday after falling behind in the second period. The first period ended with only one goal, scored by Czech Simon Stransky. The goal followed shortly behind a penalty on Belarus, when Vadim Malinovski was called for slashing. Czech Republic goalie, Vitek Vanecek made 13 saves, and Belarusian goalie, Ivan Kulbakov, made …

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Czech Republic blanks Slovakia at the 2016 World Junior Championships

The Czechs took on their neighbors, the Slovaks, on Monday and ended with two unanswered goals. The first period finished with no goals for either team, however the Czechs produced more scoring chances than the Slovaks.  The period ended with Czech goalie Vitek Vanacek totaling two saves and Slovak goalie Adam Huska totaling 10. Jakub Zboril’s tripping call in the …

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Connor Hellebuyck could answer Winnipeg Jets goaltending problems

The Winnipeg Jets have had a less-than-stellar season as far as goaltending is concerned. Between Ondrej Pavelec and Michael Hutchinson, they’re just not making the cut. The Jets started off with a decent record, but now Pavelec is 5-6-1, and Hutchinson is sporting a better, but not great, 5-4-1 record. As proved in the last playoff run, the depth in net …

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