In the two hills with the players born in 1999 and 2000, Finland has many top players, and several of them have already managed to gain a lot of experience from seniorhockey. Take, for example, Eeli Tolvanen who were both in the OLYMPICS and major CHAMPIONSHIPS earlier in the year.
The Swedish JVM-the players have been in Canada for almost two weeks to prepare for the game on the small rink, and to get rid of any jet lag.
In the meantime, Canada has Juniorkronorna won over Russia and Denmark in two friendlies with which Sweden has played.
But now is the end of training and adaptation. Now is the time for the matches that regards to something.
the JVM are determined at the two sites, Vancouver and Victoria.
Sweden will play their group matches in Victoria, and early in the morning is the face-off in their premiere games between Sweden and Finland.
their premiere games can be of great importance for the both teams continued the fate and adventure in the JVM and in victory, provide easier opposition in the quarter-finals.
For the Swedish part is also a supersvit on the game.
a single group match in the world junior CHAMPIONSHIPS since the new year's eve 2006. This means that Sweden has won 44 group matches in a row.
Finland is the team that can destroy the suite.
a priori, Finland is a strong candidate to win the JUNIOR gold medal 2019, while Sweden this time is seen as an outsider.
Finland is a spelskickligt team with an offensive tip. They are very good on the powerplay so in other words it is a good idea to avoid taking on unnecessary deportations, when you meet them, " says Tomas Montén.
have taken to move on to the semi-finals every year since 2007, Sweden in the year make it tougher to be one of the teams fighting for the medals.
Juniorkronornas backsida also hold it this time high class, but forwardssidan does not look quite as sharp as last year.
Maybe not so strange when a few forwards in the silverlaget 2018 was Elias Pettersson, Alexander Nylander and Lias Andersson.
in Addition to Finland, USA, Slovakia and Kazakhstan also in the Swedish group.