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#1 Stockholm

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Posted 20 March 2010 - 12:03 AM

Swede as I am, I must ask this questione, who is your TWO favorite swedes playing for the wings? (two because I guess, and hope, that Lidström will win this quite easily.

We have a few to pick from:
Lilja
Franzen
Zetterberg
Lidström
Holmström
Ericsson
Kronwall
(Ritola)

My #1 pick is always Lidström, at second place I up till recently would have picked Zetterberg, but lately(?), I'll have to go with Johan Franzen

#2 Barrie

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Posted 20 March 2010 - 12:23 AM

Holmstrom is my favorite current Red Wing, so that takes care of #1. Second favorite Swede is a tie between Zetterberg and Franzen.
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Posted 20 March 2010 - 12:34 AM

He's been... nothing like what made him my favorite but I think you have to stick with your favorite through the good and bad.

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#4 BeeRYCE

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Posted 20 March 2010 - 01:31 AM

1a) Zetterberg
1b) Lidstrom
2) Franzen
3) Kronwall
4) Holmstrom

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Posted 20 March 2010 - 02:06 AM

Lidstrom and Franzen.

Nick for obvious reasons and Mule because he really is a beast with great hands.
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Posted 20 March 2010 - 02:36 AM

Lidstrom after him I'd have to go with Zetts following by Holmstrom and Franzen.

#7 titanium2

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Posted 20 March 2010 - 02:38 AM

Oh and Tomas Sandstrom.

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Posted 20 March 2010 - 03:59 AM

Sandström for the win! What a player - just such a shame he was robbed of the Conn Smythe...

I would probably say Holmström.
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Posted 20 March 2010 - 08:04 AM

Kronwall and lidstrom but they both are very inconsistent so i hate them for that.

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Posted 20 March 2010 - 08:04 AM

I love everyone of them so much... can't choose!
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Posted 20 March 2010 - 08:23 AM

Holmstrom then Lidstrom

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Posted 20 March 2010 - 08:45 AM

Homer, of course, and Ericsson!

#13 Pavrik Zettersyuk

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Posted 20 March 2010 - 10:47 AM

Hank is my favorite through thick and thin. No fairweathering here.

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Posted 20 March 2010 - 11:00 AM

Franzen/Holmstrom

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Posted 20 March 2010 - 11:29 AM

Let's see...Fredrick Olausson and Sammy....

OK actually it's Nick & Hank

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Posted 20 March 2010 - 12:31 PM

Lidstrom

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Posted 20 March 2010 - 01:11 PM

This is like saying, "Your choices are sex, chocolate, and money OR chocolate, money, and sex- you choose the amounts of each".

You can't lose.

Kronwall is #1.

Sammy was #2, but now I can't choose a #2. It's just too close to call.

#18 titanium2

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Posted 20 March 2010 - 01:28 PM

Why is Zetterberg leaning in that picture? I mean, is he that injured that he can't stand up straight during a photoshoot?

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Posted 20 March 2010 - 01:32 PM

use to be hank but hes not blowing my socks off this year. lids is top dog

#20 Hockeymom1960

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Posted 20 March 2010 - 01:48 PM

Why is Zetterberg leaning in that picture? I mean, is he that injured that he can't stand up straight during a photoshoot?


I think it's a cool shot of hank. Don't want them all doing the same thing. Great pic!





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