WASHINGTON, DC – Patrik Berglund wasn’t sure if he was on the list. Or if there actually was a list.
What he does know: That his phone rang on Monday, and the voice on the other end said the forward was needed by Team Sweden as an injury replacement for Rickard Rakell — who had been an injury replacement for Alex Steen, Berglund’s St. Louis Blues teammate — for the upcoming World Cup of Hockey tournament in Toronto.
“I was following the papers, seeing that guys went down. You figure that at some point maybe you get the call. You have it in the back of your head,” he said. “I said yes, packedRead More »from Patrik Berglund handles surprise call-up to Team Sweden