Aftonbladet ranked the stars of hockey.
On Sunday, Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet published its assessment of the biggest stars of the current Hockey World Cup.
Mikko Rantanen of Finland is at number one in the list of 20 players. In total, four Finns made the list. In addition to Rantanen, the paper listed Kapo Kakko (13th), Kasperi Kapanen (15th) and Mikko Lehtonen (20th).
Aftonbladet didn’t go home. This left only three Swedish players in the top 20 list. Of these, it gave the highest rank to Lucas Raymond, who was ranked 10th on the list.
Behind Rantanen (Colorado), the top five is completed by Germany’s Moritz Ceder (Detroit), Canada’s Tyler Toffoli (Calgary), America’s Alex Touche (Buffalo) and Denmark’s Nikolaj Ehlers (Winnipeg).
Expressen also put the players in order. So Rantanen is first and Ceder second, but Ehlers third, Mackenzie Weiger (Calgary) fourth and Toffoli fifth.
Apart from Rattanen, only Kakko (14th) qualified Expressen for the Finns’ top 20 list. It selects three Swedish players for the stars, of which Raymonds (7th) is the best.
Ilta-Sanomat has already published its top 10 list in advance.
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The top three number one stars on the list are Rantanen, Cedar and Touch. IS has rated Raymond (seventh) as the best Swedish player.
Apart from Rantanen, Kakko (10th) also made it to the top ten Finnish people of IS.
It should be noted that Kevin Fiala of Los Angeles is one of the star players of the Games, but Switzerland named him to their team when the above list was made.