at the same time, one should be honest and say that the Czech republic did it well, and had the audience with him, while we during parts of the match not really played as we would.
Less than a day after the Friday evening 5-2 loss against the Czech republic was a Three-Rmb players back on the ice for a workout that lasted just over an hour.
Before the training, had the players and the leaders analysed their premiere games, and Loui Eriksson agree with the national coach Rikard Grönborg that it was sometimes a little too hot emotions on the ice.
" When we looked through the match, it appeared that we sometimes focused on the wrong things, which gave them energy. It is something that we must learn from, " he says.
" It is always hard to lose, but one should remember that this was just the first match.
is a jubileumsturnering for the Vancouver 33-year-old forward.
In the year is ten years since Loui Eriksson world CUP debut, a world CUP that ended with a bronze medal.
" It is clear that the man was more nervous then than now. Play a world CUP was something that you have dreamed of since you were little, and getting that first chance was great, he remembers with a smile.
Ten years later, he has five world CHAMPIONSHIPS and two OLYMPIC games on his cv. Greatest moment in landslagskarriären came in 2013 when he got to be with and play home a world CHAMPIONSHIP gold medal in Stockholm, sweden.
"I would really like to win once for it was incredibly fun," says Loui Eriksson.
ten years ago was a slightly nervous debutant, he is today an experienced man who can provide advice to VM-lead younger players.
– of Course, they may feel free to ask me about things, but today's young players are so incredibly skilled that they can handle themselves pretty well on their own, " he said with a new smile.
against the Czech republic became a real tough challenge, it is significantly easier resistance which awaits the Three Crowns in the other match in the world CUP-the city of Bratislava.
On Sunday afternoon will meet Sweden, Italy.
Italy, which never have won the Three Crowns in mästerskapssammanhang, lost their premiere match against Switzerland 9-0.