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Top 2018 draft prospect Dahlin makes Sweden Olympic roster

January 16, 2018 GMT
Sweden's Rasmus Dahlin (8) moves the puck around United States' Adam Fox, rear, as United States' Ryan Poehling (4) skates in during the second period of a semifinal game at the world junior hockey championship in Buffalo, N.Y., Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
Sweden's Rasmus Dahlin (8) moves the puck around United States' Adam Fox, rear, as United States' Ryan Poehling (4) skates in during the second period of a semifinal game at the world junior hockey championship in Buffalo, N.Y., Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Projected No. 1 NHL draft pick Rasmus Dahlin has made Sweden’s Olympic hockey roster and could be the youngest player in the tournament.

Dahlin, 17, played at the recent world junior championship when Sweden earned the silver medal. Dahlin joins several former NHL players, including goaltenders Jhonas Enroth and Viktor Fasth and forwards Viktor Stalberg, Linus Omark and Joakim Lindstrom.

Sweden announced its 25-man roster Tuesday, less than a month before the Olympic tournament without NHL players begins in South Korea. Although 2006 gold-medal-winning goaltender Henrik Lundqvist won’t be there, his twin brother is on the team. Joel Lundqvist is a forward who played three seasons with the Dallas Stars.

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Enroth is the only player back from the 2014 Sochi Olympic team that lost in the final to Canada and wound up with silver.

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