“For us in the coaching staff, it feels very fun that Niklas and Henrik want to keep up with this Olympic journey.

Their skills, both as former players and as individuals, we will benefit greatly from in the process of team selection and also during the tournament ", says Johan Garpenlöv.

Both Kronwall and Zetterberg were present when Tre Kronor took home the Olympic gold in Turin in 2006.

The hockey tournament in Beijing is played with NHL professionals in the squads.

The Olympics begin on February 4.

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Canada's Andrew Mangiapane (center) and Russia's Ivan Provorov (right) were surprised by Tre Kronor's World Cup failure.

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