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Henrik Zetterberg will be Sweden’s captain for the upcoming World Cup of Hockey.

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Zetterberg’s captaincy was announced at an event in Stockholm. This is his 13th international appearance for Sweden and second as captain.

The 36-year-old Detroit Red Wings forward was also captain for the 2014 Sochi Olympics but left the team after one game because of a back injury.

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Zetterberg is the only player on Sweden’s roster to have played in a World Cup, appearing in four games during the 2004 event.

The World Cup of Hockey takes place Sept. 17-Oct. 1 in Toronto.

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