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    Lias Andersson Suspended Four Games by IIHF

    IIHF suspends Swedish players, coaches for WJC ceremony conduct

    https://www.tsn.ca/iihf-suspends-swe...duct-1.1074058

    The IIHF announced Wednesday that it has handed down multiple suspensions to players and coaches from the Swedish National Junior team for their conduct during the medal ceremony at the 2018 World Junior Hookey Championship in Buffalo in January.

    Forward and team captain Lias Andersson received a four-game suspension, while forwards Axel Jonsson and Jesper Boqvist, goaltender Olle Eriksson Ek and defenceman Rasmus Dahlin each received two-game suspensions for the first two games of the 2019 World Junior Hockey Championship in Vancouver and Victoria.
    After Sweden's loss to Canada in the gold medal final, four players took their silver medals off and kept them in their hands for the remaining ceremony, while Andersson took his off and tossed it into the stands. The coaches took off their medals and put them into their pockets for the rest of the ceremony.

    The IIHF maintains that doing so violated Championship Regulations Article 5.5.8 of the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey World Junior Championship, according to which the silver medals are placed by IIHF representatives around the necks of the players and team officials and "have to be worn around the neck in respectful manner for the duration of the closing ceremony and the following post-game mixed zone and media conference procedures."
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    Why did it take so long for them to come to this decision?
    Didn't this happen months ago?
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    https://www.new-iihf.com/en/events/2...board-decision

    Forward and team captain Lias Andersson is suspended for the first four games of the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship.
    The suspensions will not go into effect for any player or coach participating in the upcoming 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship
    Dont think it matters - he wont be playing in the WJC next season, anyway
    Last edited by josh; 05-02-2018 at 10:28 AM.
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    That's a huge hit for Team Sweden
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    Not really. Only Kazakhstan and Denmark get eliminated in pool play, every year.

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    Symbolic. He won't even play again, so he won't be serving this judgement.


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    Quote Originally Posted by paddynyc View Post
    That's a huge hit for Team Sweden
    No it's not. This only applies to next years World Juniors, and half those players will be in the NHL and not going to the tournament.

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    I don't think Andersson is even eligible to play those games, even if he wanted to.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Phil in Absentia View Post
    I don't think Andersson is even eligible to play those games, even if he wanted to.


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    He's not. Most pointless and stupidest suspension ever I think.

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    still the greatest thing i ever saw.

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    Would the IIHF still uphold this suspension if/when he was selected to play in the World Hockey Championship?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Karan View Post
    Would the IIHF still uphold this suspension if/when he was selected to play in the World Hockey Championship?
    no

    "The suspensions will not go into effect for any player or coach participating in the upcoming 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship"
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    Gotta admit....This one cracked me up!!!

    Translation: "You kids get off my lawn!!!" /shakes fist

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ozzy View Post
    Gotta admit....This one cracked me up!!!

    Translation: "You kids get off my lawn!!!" /shakes fist
    I was hoping to get people a little worried, but mods changed the subject.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Phil in Absentia View Post
    I don't think Andersson is even eligible to play those games, even if he wanted to.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Zuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuc View Post
    He's not. Most pointless and stupidest suspension ever I think.
    Yes he is. He’s a 98
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    A total "ooohhhhh look at us, we matter" type of decision.
    Utterly redundant and a waste of everyones time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike View Post
    Yes he is. He’s a 98
    No he's not.

    "A player is eligible to play in the World Junior Ice Hockey Championships if:
    the player has his 20th birthday in the year of the tournament's ending"

    Next tournament is from des 26th - january 5th 2019, so he will turn 21th the year of the tournament's ending.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuc View Post
    No he's not.

    "A player is eligible to play in the World Junior Ice Hockey Championships if:
    the player has his 20th birthday in the year of the tournament's ending"

    Next tournament is from des 26th - january 5th 2019, so he will turn 21th the year of the tournament's ending.

    The medal rounds don’t count. It goes by birth year. Go look at how many 97’s played last year. Trust me
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike View Post
    The medal rounds don’t count. It goes by birth year. Go look at how many 97’s played last year. Trust me
    I didnt find a single swede or american that was 97. Not any one of the top goalies or top scorers either. Alex Nunn (the guy posting all the gifs from the tournaments on twitter) also said that Lias is not eligable for next year, but I dont know. He would not play either way.

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    Regardless of suspension, hope he learned his lesson. That's not leadership, it's immaturity.

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