Feb 12, 2014, 11:59 AM EDT
When Sweden plays against the Czech Republic this afternoon, they will do so without the services of Washington Capitals forward Marcus Johansson or Vancouver Canucks defenseman Alex Edler, reports NHL.com writer Dan Rosen.
As previously reported, the Czechs will also keep goaltender Ondrej Pavelec out of their lineup. Instead, they’re sending out KHL standout Jakub Kovar to face Sweden. Alexander Salak will serve as his understudy.
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