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Forsberg named MVP

Forsberg named MVP

Dansk, Ristolainen, Forsberg win Directorate Awards

Published 05.01.2014 21:12 GMT+1 | Author Andrew Podnieks
Forsberg named MVP
MALMO, SWEDEN - DECEMBER 26: Sweden's Filip Forsberg #16 celebrates with Jacob de la Rose #9 after a first period goal against Switzerland during preliminary round action at the 2014 IIHF World Junior Championship. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/HHOF-IIHF Images)
Filip Forsberg has been named MVP of the U20s for his outstanding 2014 performance in Malmö. He is the first Swede so honoured since MVP awards began in 2004.

The Directorate Awards went to Sweden’s Oscar Dansk for Best Goalie, Finland’s Rasmus Ristolainen for Best Defenceman, and Sweden’s Filip Forsberg as Best Forward.

The media All-Star Team consisted of:

Goal: Juuse Saros (FIN)
Defence: Nikita Zadorov (RUS)
Defence: Rasmus Ristolainen (FIN)
Forward: Anthony Mantha (CAN)
Forward: Teuvo Teräväinen (FIN)
Forward: Filip Forsberg (SWE)

MVP: Filip Forsberg (SWE)

Forsberg is the only repeat player to the All-Star Team, having been named to the 2013 edition as well.




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