Photo: Rikard Rakell (ANA) will be leaned on heavily by Team Sweden to provide offense. Rakell is one of only a few Swedish junior age players who have extensive experience playing in North American rinks. (Photo courtesy of Ken McKenna/HF)
Last year, Team Sweden finished ahead of tournament favorite, Team Canada after the round robin games but failed to even win a medal at the 2011 WJC Tournament. They will be looking to be more successful in this year's tournament with probably the most North American-like playing style out any of the European Teams.