Medicine Hat, AB — Tigers forward John Dahlstrom will have the opportunity to represent his country of Sweden at this year’s edition of the World Junior Championship as the hulking winger was invited to their selection camp which will run later this month.
Dahlstrom has represented his country on numerous occasions including U17, U18 and the Ivan Hlinka tournament. Dahlstrom played last year in the World Juniors, suiting up in 3 games and recording 2 points. In total Dahlstrom has represented his country 6 times.
This season with the Tigers Dahlstrom has recorded 30 points in 28 games including 15 goals. Dahlstrom is currently 1 point back of fellow Swede Filip Ahl of the Regina Pats for the highest scoring import player in the WHL this season.
The Tigers wish John the best of luck on this amazing opportunity.
The full roster:
SWEDEN JUNIOR EVALUATION CAMP ROSTER
GOALTENDERS: Filip Gustavsson, Lulea, SHL (Pittsburgh Penguins); Felix Sandstrom, Brynas, SHL (Philadelphia Flyers); Adam Werner, Farjestad, SHL (Colorado Avalanche)
DEFENSEMEN: David Bernhardt, Djurgarden, SHL (Philadelphia Flyers); Gustav Bouramman, Sault Ste. Marie, OHL (Minnesota Wild); Gabriel Carlsson, Linkoping, SHL (Columbus Blue Jackets); Lucas Carlsson, Brynas, SHL (Chicago Blackhawks); Kristoffer Gunnarsson, Frolunda, SHL (2017 draft eligible); Jacob Larsson, Frolunda, SHL (Anaheim Ducks); Jesper Lindgren, Modo, SHL (Toronto Maple Leafs); Jacob Moverare, HV 71, SHL (Los Angeles Kings)
FORWARDS: Lias Andersson, HV 71 Jr., SWE-JR. (2017 draft eligible); Rasmus Asplund, Farjestad, SHL (Buffalo Sabres); Jonathan Dahlen, Timra, SHL (Ottawa Senators); John Dahlstrom, Frolunda, SHL (Chicago Blackhawks); Jonathan Davidsson, Djurgarden, SHL (2017 draft eligible); Marcus Davidsson, Djurgarden Jr., SWE-JR (2017 draft eligible); Joel Eriksson Ek, Farjestad, SHL (Minnesota Wild); Carl Grundstrom, Frolunda, SHL (Toronto Maple Leafs); Jens Looke, Bryans, SHL (Arizona Coyotes); Alexander Nylander, Mississauga, OHL (Buffalo Sabres); Sebastian Ohlsson, Skelleftea, SHL (2017 draft eligible); Linus Olund, Brynas, SHL (2017 draft eligible); Oskar Steen, Farjestad, SHL (Boston Bruins); Andreas Wingerli, Skelleftea, SHL (2017 draft eligible)