6 Red Wings named to Team Sweden

By Dave Bartkowiak Jr. , Online News Editor, @DaveBartko, dbartkowiak@wdiv.com
Published On: Jan 07 2014 07:23:21 PM EST
Updated On: Jan 08 2014 03:18:47 PM EST
DETROIT -

Sweden is sending a solid hockey roster to Sochi, including six Detroit Red Wings.

Jonas Gustavsson, Jonathan Ericsson, Niklas Kronwall, Daniel Alfredsson, Johan Franzen and Henrik Zetterberg all made the cut.

Ericsson's younger brother, Jimmie Ericsson, also made the squad. Jimmie, a left winger, plays with Skellefteå AIK of the SHL (Swedish Hockey League).

This will be Alfredsson's 5th time representing his home country in the Olympics.

Team Sweden's full roster:

Goalies

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
Patrick Berglund — St. Louis Blues
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
Jimmie Ericsson -- Skellefteå AIK SHL

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