The reputation of Sweden West continues to grow as the Nashville Predators ink 2014 fourth round pick Viktor Arvidsson to a three-year entry-level deal.
The Skellefteå, Sweden native finished ninth in Swedish Hockey League scoring last year with 40 points in 50 games. He also helped his Skellefteå AIK club win back-to-back SHL championships as he posted 16 points in 14 games...
The World Junior Championships are underway in Ufa, Russia. The preliminary round has just completed. Here are the results:
1. Sweden - Sweden won this group. They were undefeated although they required a shootout to defeat Switzerland. They significantly outscored their opposition 19-8. Their attack was balanced led by Viktor Arvidsson (undrafted), Sebastien...
Recapping Day 4 at the World Junior Hockey Championship in Ufa, Russia.
Sweden 5, Latvia 1 Viktor Arvidsson scored twice Saturday as Sweden beat Latvia to secure a spot in the knockout round.
Sweden dominated the match but struggled to find a way past goalkeeper Ivars Punnenovs until Emil Molin gave the Swedes the lead with 50 seconds left in the first period. Teodors Blugers...
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December 29, 2012