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Sweden Celebrates Winning the Gold

The Swedish blog Inside Tre Kronor posted some exclusive images of Team Sweden celebrating winning the gold medal after their impressive shootout win over Team Canada on Sunday.

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Nicklas Backstrom Wins a Gold Medal for Sweden

Nicklas Backstrom scored what would ultimately be the game-winning goal in the shootout round to lead Team Sweden to a 2-1 win over Team Canada in the IIHF World Championship in Cologne, Germany. Canada won the gold medal the last … Continue reading

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The Nicklas Backstrom and William Nylander “Bromance” is a Breath of Fresh Air

Photos: Jimmy Wixtrom/SportBladet  One of the best stories coming from this year’s IIHF World Championship is the blossoming relationship between Capitals’ star centerman Nicklas Backstrom and the Toronto Maple Leafs’ young forward William Nylander. The two have led Team Sweden to the … Continue reading

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Backstrom, Kuznetsov and Orlov Arrive in Paris Under Heavy Security

Nicklas Backstrom (Team Sweden), Evgeny Kuznetsov and Dmitry Orlov (Team Russia) traveled from Cologne, Germany to Paris, France on Wednesday via high-speed train. The two teams have advanced to the semi-finals of the 2017 IIHF Championships. 

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Nostalgic Nick: Nicklas Backstrom and William Nylander Share More than Just Ice Time As Members of Team Sweden

Photo: Jimmy Wixton/SportsBladet Nicklas Backstrom told reporters during his exit interview a few days ago that he was heading to Germany to represent his home country of Sweden in the World Hockey Championships. Among his teammates on his country’s team … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Shines in Sweden’s 4-2 Win Over Denmark

Photo: @HenryDrage After flying in this morning, Nicklas Backstrom and his fellow Swedes took on Denmark in the preliminary round of the IIHF World Championships over in Cologne, Germany. Backstrom was a big contributor in Sweden’s 4-2 win. 

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Nicklas Backstrom Joins Team Sweden In Cologne, Germany

Photos: Jimmy Wixtrom/Sportbladet Capitals’ centerman Nicklas Backstrom arrived in Germany Sunday morning. He is set to join Team Sweden for the World Championship.

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Ref Cam: The “Best of” from Team Sweden vs. Team North America

One of the better production features of the World Cup of Hockey has been the use of “Ref Cam,” a camera mounted to the referee’s helmet that continuously records and relays video from the referees point of view. The video has … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Scores Key Goal for Team Sweden

Team North America stormed out to a quick 2-0 lead, just 1:35 into today’s contest. Team Sweden then dug-in and clawed their way back into the contest.  The Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom closed the gap to 3-2, just before the first period … Continue reading

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Team Sweden Stifles Team Russia 2-1

Team Sweden beat Team Russia 2-1, Sunday night in Toronto. This was the first game for both teams in the opening round of the 2016 World Cup of Hockey. 

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