TSN TV Schedule TSN2 TV Schedule
NHL

Red Wings' Nyquist to replace Franzen for Sweden at Sochi

{eot}
The Canadian Press
2/3/2014 8:49:19 PM
Decrease Text SizeIncrease Text Size
Text Size

DETROIT -- Sweden's Olympic hockey team has replaced an injured Detroit Red Wings forward with a healthy one.

Gustav Nyquist was given a spot on the roster on Monday to replace Johan Franzen.

The 24-year-old Nyquist has been a key player lately for the Red Wings and that likely helped him earn a spot for the Sochi Games.

Marcus Johansson of the Washington Capitals and Patrick Hornqvist of the Nashville Predators, both of whom have more points than Nyquist this season, were also potential candidates to play for the Swedes.

Franzen was ruled out to play in Russia because of a concussion. He played in the 2010 Olympics.

Gustav Nyquist  (Photo: The Canadian Press)

zoom

(Photo: The Canadian Press)
Share This

Share This

Add to FacebookAdd to DiggAdd to FarkAdd to TwitterAdd to Stumble UponAdd to Reddit
Print this Story


TSN TweetBox
© 2014
All rights reserved.
Bell Media Television