Sweden, after suffering a loss in the Gold Medal game one year ago, become the host this year and they do not want to be gracious hosts. They have a powerful lineup and will be regarded as the favorites heading into the tournament, bolstered by a couple of late additions from NHL clubs.
Oct 10, 2013; Washington, DC, USA; Carolina Hurricanes center Elias Lindholm (16) checks Washington Capitals center Michael Latta (46) in the first period at Verizon Center. The Hurricanes won 3-2. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports
Here is a look at the teams in Group B, which features Sweden, Russia, Finland, Switzerland and Norway.