"William Karlsson saying no to the world CUP – and another star is hesitating."
"After the Washington Capitals exodus has Nicklas Bäckström had not had any contact with landslagsledningen."
"I am bruised, so we'll see," he says."
"Washington won the Stanley cup in the last year. This season they went out in the first round of the playoffs against the Carolina Hurricanes."
"Three Crowns had he been able to be positive news. In Washington, the play of Carl Hagelin, Andre Burakovsky and Nicklas Backstrom, all of whom could be current for the squad."
"But Hagelin and Burakovsky have the closing contract, which is usually a situation where players do not want to risk the health at the end of the season. Hagelin confirmed at a press briefing that it does not intend to travel to the world CUP town of Bratislava."
"Karlsson, world, also."
"For Backstrom, it seems doubtful if he'll connect to the Three Crowns."
"– We'll see. I'll go through hälsoundersökningen here first. I am bruised, so we'll see, " says Bäckström at a press conference."
"the 31-year-old writes also in a text message to Sportbladet that he has not been in contact with Three Crowns-the management."
"For Vegas, the Golden Knights-the centre party-William Karlsson, there will be no world CUP. Viasat reporter Jonathan Lindquist writes on Twitter that Karlsson, who is sitting on an outgoing contract, say 'no'."
"✓ Players accepted to the world CUP, according to the Swedish ice Hockey federation"
"Henrik Lundqvist, the mv, the New York Rangers"
"Jacob Markström, the mv, the Vancouver Canucks"
"Adam Larsson, b, the Edmonton Oilers,"
"Erik Gustafsson, b, Chicago Blackhawks"
"Robert Hägg, b, Philadelphia Flyers"
"Oliver Ekman-Larsson, b, Arizona Coyotes"
"Oskar Lindblom , f, Philadelphia Flyers"
"Elias Pettersson, f, Vancouver Canucks"
"Adrian Kempe, f, Los Angeles Kings"
"Marcus Krüger , f, Chicago Blackhawks"
"Loui Eriksson, f, The Vancouver Canucks"
"Mario Kempe, f, Arizona Coyotes"
"Jesper Bratt , f, New Jersey Devils"
"Patric Hörnqvist, f, Pittsburgh Penguins"
"Elias Lindholm, f, Calgary Flames"