Swe­den puts Leufve­nius on pre­lim­i­nary ros­ter

The Observer (Sarnia) - - SPORTS -

Sar­nia Sting for­ward Hugo Leufve­nius was named Wed­nes­day to Swe­den's pre­lim­i­nary ros­ter for the 2019 world ju­nior hockey cham­pi­onship. Leufve ni us leads the Sting with 19 goals and 34 points in 29 games.His 10-game goal streak ended Sun­day, but he's still on a 12-game point streak.The six-foot-three, 224-pound Stock­holm na­tive is in his sec­ond On­tario Hockey League sea­son. He had 47 points in 68 games last sea­son, then added 11 points in 12 play­off games. Leufve­nius has played for Swe­den's un­der-16, un­der-17 and un­der-18 na­tional teams.Twenty-five play­ers are on Swe­den's pre­lim­i­nary ros­ter. The fi­nal ros­ter will be named after a camp and pre-tour­na­ment Dec. 18-23 in Bri­tish Columbia.The world ju­nior cham­pi­onship will be Dec. 26 to Jan. 5 in Van­cou­ver and Vic­to­ria.

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