Three Stars of the Week
Lias Andersson joined the Swedish National Team during the past week to play exhibition/tournament games prior to the start of the 2018 IIHF World Championship. He registered three points (one goal, two assists) in two games against Denmark during the week, and he was named Sweden's Best Player of the Game on Apr. 14. The Rangers' first round pick (seventh overall) in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft will continue to play with Sweden's National Team in international competition this week at the Carlson Hockey Games, which take place in Russia and the Czech Republic. Sweden plays three games in the tournament: Apr. 19 against Russia, Apr. 21 against the Czech Republic, and Apr. 22 against Finland.