Rangers prospect Lias Andersson said it's never easy playing competitive hockey in the summer, even if he made it look so yesterday in scoring both of Sweden's goals in a 3-2 loss to Team USA at the World Junior Summer Showcase in Plymouth, Mich.
"I think I had a pretty good game," the seventh overall pick in June's NHL Entry Draft told NYRangers.com Thursday in a phone interview. "The first two games of the season are always tough. You have to get the legs going again and getting used to the game again. It's tough.