Originally written on Kukla's Korner  |  Last updated 10/23/14

DETROIT - JUNE 12: Henrik Zetterberg #40 of the Detroit Red Wings warms up before playing against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game Seven of the 2009 NHL Stanley Cup Finals at Joe Louis Arena on June 12, 2009 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Just after DetroitRedWings.com’s Bill Roose penned the article which this blog entry focuses upon, the Wings’ list of World Championship participants increased: in addition to Tomas Tatar (Slovakia), Valtteri Filppula (Finland), Jonathan Ericsson (Sweden) and the subject of Roose’s article, one Jakub Kindl (Czech Republic), Expressen’s Gunnar Nordstrom reports that Henrik Zetterberg and Johan Franzen will join Ericsson on the host Swedes’ roster. Zetterberg told Expressen’s Mattias Ek that he’s both very excited about the tournament which he’s leaving for on Tuesday, and that—and this is interesting—he believes he can play for at least nine more years in the NHL, while Franzen told Aftonbladet’s Per Bjurman that he hopes to salvage what was a somewhat challenging year by contributing to Sweden’s cause. Continue reading "Red Wings at the Worlds: Kindl scoots, Franzen, Zetterberg to join Sweden, Kronwall declines invite"
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