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With Zetterberg unavailable, Team Sweden has found their new captain

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NEWARK, NJ - FEBRUARY 20: Henrik Sedin #33 of the Vancouver Canucks takes the puck in the third period against the New Jersey Devils on February 20, 2015 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.The New Jersey Devils defeated the Vancouver Canucks 4-2. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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STOCKHOLM (AP) Henrik Sedin will replace the injured Henrik Zetterberg as Sweden’s captain for the upcoming World Cup of Hockey.

Swedish team officials say his brother, Daniel Sedin, will be the assistant captain in the Sept. 17-Oct. 1 tournament in Toronto.

Zetterberg was ruled out because of a knee injury during off-ice training.

He has been replaced in Sweden’s roster by Mikael Backlund of the Calgary Flames.