Capitals' Johansson added to Swedish team

The Sports NetworkFebruary 7, 2014 

Arlington, VA ( - Washington Capitals forward Marcus Johansson will replace Vancouver star Henrik Sedin on the roster for Sweden at the Sochi Olympics.

The announcement was made Friday, one day after Sedin withdrew from the tournament because of a lingering rib injury that caused an end to his streak of 679 consecutive games played.

Johansson, 23, joins Capitals teammate Nicklas Backstrom on the Swedish team.

A former captain for Sweden at the World Junior Championships, Johansson has seven goals and 29 assists in 58 games this season.

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