A Tale of Two Magnuses: Svenssons are Made for Hockey

Posted: 28th October 2009 by Antony Ta in NHL
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With the Vancouver 2010 Olympics coming up, I thought it might be interesting to re-visit a past Olympics that had a very interesting story line. The year was 1994 and it was the XVII Olympic Winter Games in Lillehammer, Norway. Interesting tidbits: Corey Hirsch was CanadaÆs gold medal hope in net.

Tommy Salo was a young buck tending the twine for Sweden.

Petr Nedved was playing for Team Canada.

Greg Johnson was a top Canadian player.

Peter Forsberg was still ôon his wayö to the Nordiques.

Magnus Svensson was playing for the Swedes. Hold on a sec, did I just say Magnus Svensson? Yep, thatÆs Magnus Svensson shooting right before Nedved. Last Swedish shooter before Forsberg pulled a Kenta Nilsson move that sent Hirsch flying. Right before Ka ...

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