Marcus Johansson’s absence from Team Sweden’s World Cup roster came as a surprise for many. He previously represented Sweden at the IIHF World U-18 Championship, the World Junior Ice Hockey Championships, and–most notably–the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. Swedes on bikes, y’all.
This summer, MoJo inked a well-deserved three-year, $13.75 million contract with the Capitals. However, the one-time Olympian said he “wasn’t surprised” by his absence from the World Cup roster.