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LATEST | Announcement regarding Jonathan Lekkerimaki and Elias Pettersson ahead of upcoming International events

Published June 22, 2023 at 4:26 PM
BY COOPER GODIN

The World Junior Summer Showcase is an annual tournament held in the United States in late-July/early-August. It features four teams: Finland, Sweden, as well as two United States squads.

On Thursday, Sweden named their roster for the tournament and it features a pair of Vancouver Canucks prospects - forward Jonathan Lekkerimaki and defenceman Elias Pettersson.

USA Hockey also revealed their 44-man roster, which will be split into two teams, on Thursday afternoon, which contains Canucks 2022 sixth round pick Jackson Dorrington.

The tournament is set to begin on July 29th, with Sweden facing off against USA Blue at 1 p.m. ET. They'll follow that up by playing USA White at 7 p.m. ET on July 31st, Finland on August 2nd at 1 p.m. ET before wrapping the tournament up on August 4th against USA Blue, again, at 1 p.m. ET.


Which of the two Swedish prospect are you more excited to watch - Jonathan Lekkerimaki or Elias Pettersson? Let us know in the poll below!

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June 22   |   577 answers
LATEST | Announcement regarding Jonathan Lekkerimaki and Elias Pettersson ahead of upcoming International events

Which Swedish Canucks prospect are you most excited to watch?

Jonathan Lekkerimaki11119.2 %
Elias Pettersson15927.6 %
Excited to watch both30753.2 %
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