Columbus well represented in 2014 IIHF World Junior Championships

According to the team, seven players playing for five countries will represent the Blue Jackets in the 2014 IIHF World Junior Championships being held in Sweden.

The group includes three players picked in the first round of the 2013 draft — center Alexander Wennberg (14th overall pick) of Sweden, forward Kerby Rychel (19th) of Canada and forward Mark Dano (27th) of Slovakia.

Joining Wennberg on the Swedish team is goalie Oscar Dansk (a second round pick in 2012) while forward Josh Anderson (fourth round, 2012) will play for Team Canada.

Suiting up for Norway is left winger Markus Soberg (round six, 2013) while forward Oliver Bjorkstrand (fournt three, 2013) plays for Denmark.

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