Are the socks of Detroit Red Wings forward Jonatan Berggren powering Sweden on the world hockey stage?
Playing France on Saturday, Sweden will be looking to improve to 5-0 at the IIHF World Championship. And it’s a sure bet that Berggren will be wearing his lucky socks when the Swedes are getting off the bus at the arena.
Through 4 #IIHFWorlds games. 🔥
🇨🇿 Kubalik 6G, 4A, +5
*Leads tournament in points
🇨🇦 Veleno 2G, 3A, +4
🇸🇪 Berggren 1G,3A, +3
🇸🇪 Raymond 1G, 3A, +2
🇺🇸 Mazur 1G, 1A, +5
🇩🇪 Seider 2A
🇫🇮 Maatta 2A pic.twitter.com/7M4QvjhWsG
— Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) May 18, 2023
“They’re still going strong,” Berggren told Swedish media outlet Aftonbladet.se. “They have worked. We haven’t lost when I’ve had them on. They are pretty too. Happysocks, works for everything. I am satisfied with them.”
Berggren is second on the Swedish team with three assists during tournament play.
Red Wings In Case You Missed It
- Detroit forward Dominik Kubalik is leading the IIHF World Championship in scoring
- Red Wings assistant coach Bob Boughner is helping his close friend Ottawa Senators assistant coach Bob Jones in his battle with ALS
- Former Detroit defenseman Vladimir Konstantinov will be greeting fans and signing autographs on Saturday in Livonia, Michigan
- The hierarchy of Russian hockey doesn’t think former Red Wings star Sergei Fedorov should be ruling out the possibility of coaching in the NHL
Red Wings Offseason
Detroit free agent signing Alexandre Doucet dished out an assist Friday as the Halifax Mooseheads beat the Quebec Remparts 3-2 in Game 5 of the QMJHL final. Quebec leads the series 3-2 with Game 6 set for Sunday.
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