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Lineups for USA Blue vs. Sweden

Monday, 08.05.2013 / 12:34 PM

By Adam Kimelman - NHL.com Deputy Managing Editor / World Junior Evaluation Camp blog

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Lineups for USA Blue vs. Sweden

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. -- When USA Blue plays Sweden on Monday here at Herb Brooks Arena, there will be a slightly different look from its game Sunday against Finland, a 6-5 overtime loss.

Chief among them is Adam Erne replacing Nicolas Kerdiles at left on the team's most productive line from Sunday. Erne will skate with center Daniel O'Regan and right wing Riley Barber, while Kerdiles will play with center Dominic Toninato and right wing Vince Hinostroza.

The other main change comes in goal, where Thatcher Demko will start. He relieved starter Anthony Stolarz on Sunday and allowed five goals on 19 shots. Stolarz will play the second half of the game; he stopped 14 of 15 shots Sunday.

Sweden will have a different goalie from its 4-2 win against USA White on Sunday, going with Ottawa Senators prospect Marcus Hogberg, with Jonas Johansson, a 2014 NHL Draft prospect, backing him up. Oscar Dansk, who stopped 15 of 17 shots Sunday, will sit out.

Here are the lineups each team will use Monday:


Nicolas Kerdiles - Dominic Toninato - Vince Hinostroza

Adam Erne - Daniel O'Regan - Riley Barber

Stefan Matteau - Brady Vail - Hudson Fasching

Justin Bailey - Matthew Lane - John Hayden

Brady Skjei - Anthony DeAngelo

Gage Ausmus - Connor Carrick

Will Butcher - Nick Ebert

Keaton Thompson - Dylan Blujus

Thatcher Demko

Anthony Stolarz


Gustav Possler - Alexander Wennberg - Sebastian Collberg

Jacob de la Rose - Oskar Sundqvist - Filip Sandberg

Andre Burakovsky - David Gunnarsson - Daniel Zaar

Ludvig Nilsson - Tobias Tornkvist

Linus Arnesson - Christian Djoos

Carl Dahlstrom - Jesper Pettersson

Robert Hagg - Robin Norell

Arvid Lundberg - Anton Lindholm

Marcus Hogberg

Jonas Johansson

Scratched: Oscar Dansk


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