2014 Olympic Men’s Hockey Preview: The Goaltending

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3.  Sweden

Jan 31, 2014; New York, NY, USA; New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30) prepares to make a save against the New York Islanders at Madison Square Garden. The Rangers won 4-1. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Probable Starter:  Henrik Lundqvist, NYR

Backups:  Jonas Gustavsson, DET; Jhonas Enroth, BUF

Lundqvist will have the bulk of the work, and he led the 2010 Olympics with 2 shutouts in 3 games.  He won the gold for the Swedes in 2006, and after a slow start to the season he is red-hot  in January.  Gustavsson has Olympic experience, although he left the Red Wings’ game on Monday night with “dizziness”.  If he can’t go, Ottawa Senators’ goalie Robin Lehner could be added.