Sweden puts Leufvenius on preliminary roster
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.