Duo set to lead Sweden at U18′s

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Robert Hagg and Andre Burakovsky, both potential first round picks in the 2013 NHL Draft, will lead Sweden into the World Under-18 Championship.

Hagg represented Sweden at the 2013 World Junior Championship, recording a goal and an assist in five games as a late replacement to help Sweden to a silver medal finish. The 18-year-old is 20th in Future Considerations March ranking for the 2013 NHL Draft.

Burakovsky, ranked 29th, had four goals and 11 points in 43 games for Malmo this season.

Jacob de la Rose was not named to the camp roster due to playoff commitments with his club team.

GOALTENDERS: Fredrik Bergvik, Jonas Johansson, Ebbe Sionas, Samuel Ward

DEFENSEMEN: Sebastian Aho, Rasmus Andersson, Julius Bergman, Andreas Borgman, Carl Dahlstrom, Niklas Hansson, Robert Hagg, Robin Norell

FORWARDS: Aton Blidh, Leon Bristedt, Adam Brodecki, Andre Burakovsky, Victor Crus Rydberg, Jakob Forsbacka-Karlsson, Alexander Henriksson, Anton Karlsson, Tobias Liljendahl, Tobias Lindberg, Oskar Lindhom, Victor Ohman

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