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Berglund Added to Sweden's WCH Roster

by Chris Pinkert / St. Louis Blues

ST. LOUIS - Blues forward Patrik Berglund has been added to Team Sweden's 23-man roster for the World Cup of Hockey 2016.

Berglund will replace Anaheim Ducks forward Rickard Rakell, who was injured in the tournament.

Berglund joins teammates Alex Pietrangelo (Team Canada), Jay Bouwmeester (Team Canada), Vladimir Tarasenko (Team Russia), Jori Lehtera (Team Finland), Dmitrij Jaskin (Team Czech Republic), Vladimir Sobotka (Team Czech Republic) and Colton Parayko (Team North America) as one of eight Blues participating in the tournament.

The World Cup of Hockey is currently playing preliminary games. Round-robin tournament games begin Sept. 14 and will be televised on ESPN networks in the United States.

For more information on the World Cup of Hockey, including complete team rosters, scores and schedules, visit WCH2016.com.

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