"Patric Hörnqvist's ice hockey on one thing: to win."
"Precisely for this reason he accepted to play in the world CUP."
"– When you get a chance, just to take it."
"Pittsburgh's 0-4 loss in the series against the NEW Islanders have Patric Hörnqvist sorted in the category."
"And when the national coach Rikard Grönborg asked the question about the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in Slovakia would be interesting needed the 32-year-old not much time for reflection."
"– I felt that I have more left to give, it is a fun tournament and we have a good team. This will be a blast."
"TT: What is it that attracts with the world CUP?"
"– To win. When you get up in years you realize how few chances you have to win something here in life and especially in hockey."
TT: You've still won a part of two Stanley Cup titles, a world CHAMPIONSHIP gold..."
"– It is what drives me to win. To play at this level, it is only what counts. It doesn't matter how you do it, who you do it with, but you just have to find a way."
"TT: How is the feeling to win?"
"– Yes... It is difficult to say what it is for feeling, but once you've done it once you just want to do it again, that is the thing. To have this feeling in the group when you come out to a great match and that all are ready... When you then win, then you just want to do about it and do about it."
"Patric Hörnqvist, as in the year before lifting the world CUP trophy in Copenhagen, missed the match against Russia but now the meeting with the Czech republic in Brno as the start of the long journey towards another guldfirande."
"In his first match in Carlson Hockey Games he looks to get play in Three of Par förstakedja together with Jesper Bratt and Elias Pettersson."
"It is an environment that Pittsburghstjärnan think is"
" My role will be the same which team I play in. It is to forechecka and be strong in front of the bag, give the group energy and leadership, " he says."
"the national Coach Rikard Grönborg:"
"I think it is a very good player, a player who has won and it is very important when you enter into these crucial matches," he says."
"– We see him as a real den in front of the goal, and that he will open up large areas to other skilled players. He is an offensive player, a player that will play the powerplay in particular, but also in an offensive chain."
"What really Hörnqvist on the label?"
" It's a good nickname... or good? It's good to stir up there, but it comes to we take to where the puck is, " he says."
"Born: January 1, 1987 in Sollentuna, sweden."
"Club: the Pittsburgh Penguins."
"in the Past clubs: Väsby, sweden, Djurgården, Nashville (NHL), Milwaukee (AHL), Red Ice (Switzerland)."
"Landskamperu002Fpoäng: 61u002F 31 (18 goals and 13 assists)."
"Main achievements: Stanley Cup 2015-2016 and 2016-2017, the world CUP in 2018."
"Currently: Making his first match for the Three Crowns in the meeting with the Czech republic in Brno for the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in Slovakia on 10-26 may."