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Florida Panthers’ Aleksander Barkov, left, of Finland, moves the puck as New Jersey Devils' Adam Larsson (5), of Sweden, Devante Smith-Pelly (25) and Adam Henrique (14) defend during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, March 31, 2016, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)

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In this Feb. 13, 2016 file photo, singer Jesse Hughes of Eagles of Death Metal performs at Debaser Medis in Stockholm, Sweden. Hughes is apologizing for suggesting that security guards at a Paris concert venue were complicit in the assault by Islamic militants there in November that left 89 people dead. Hughes told the Fox Business Network last week that six guards at the Bataclan never came to work the night of the attack and “it seems rather obvious that they had a reason not to show up.” On Friday, March 11, 2016, Hughes apologized. (Vilhelm Stokstad/TT via AP) SWEDEN OUT

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New York Islanders defenseman Nick Leddy, left, dives for the puck as New Jersey Devils defenseman Seth Helgeson (39) and center Jacob Josefson (16), of Sweden, defend during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

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Washington Capitals left wing Jason Chimera (25) celebrates with Marcus Johansson (90), of Sweden, after Chimera scored a goal against the Nashville Predators in the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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San Jose Sharks' Chris Tierney (50) stuffs the puck in for a goal as Arizona Coyotes' Nicklas Grossmann (2), of Sweden, and Viktor Tikhonov (9), of Russia, defend and Sharks' Melker Karlsson (68), of Sweden, falls into the goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

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Florida Panthers left wing Jussi Jokinen, of Finland, (36) and New Jersey Devils center Jacob Josefson, of Sweden,(16) skate for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

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Toronto Maple Leafs' Shawn Matthias, center, looks for the puck as Minnesota Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk, right, and Wild's Jonas Brodin, of Sweden, protect the net during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

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People light candles and lay flower tributes outside the school Thursday afternoon where a masked man stabbed four people Thursday Oct. 22, 2015, in Trollhattan, Sweden. A knife-wielding masked man stabbed four people Thursday at a school in southern Sweden, killing one teacher and a student before being shot by police, authorities said. (Adam Ihse/TT via AP)

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United States' Abby Wambach (20) and Sweden's Nilla Fischer (5) vie for the ball during second-half FIFA Women's World Cup soccer game action in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Friday, June 12, 2015. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

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Chicago Blackhawks' Jonathan Toews, right, handles the puck as Tampa Bay Lightning's Victor Hedman, of Sweden, defends during the first period in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final on Monday, June 8, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

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David Lingmerth, of Sweden, tees off on the third hole during the final round of the Memorial golf tournament, Sunday, June 7, 2015, in Dublin, Ohio. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

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A rubbish dump ready for burning blots the vista of mine workings and mountains in the suburbs of Kiruna, Sweden. To feed China's growing appetite for raw materials, this venerable mining town prepares to demolish most of its buildings, all part of an ambitious $375 million project to make way for the expansion of a giant iron mine.

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Washington Capitals left wing Marcus Johansson (90), from Sweden, can't make his shot go as New York Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak (41), from Slovakia, defends during the first period of Game 2 of a first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series, Friday, April 17, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has said he fears Sweden will extradite him to the United States, where he could face the death penalty if charged and convicted of leaking U.S. government secrets on WikiLeaks. (Associated Press)

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Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby (70) celebrates the team's 3-0 win over the Boston Bruins with Mike Green (52), Nicklas Backstrom (19), of Sweden, and Stanislav Galiev (49), of Russia, after an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

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Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven places a flower tribute at the scene of a Wednesday fatal shooting in Gothenburg, western Sweden Friday March 20, 2015. Two people were killed and several injured when at least one gunman opened fire with automatic weapons into a pub, in Gothenburg, in what the police described as a gang related assault. (AP Photo/Bjorn Larsson Rosvall, TT News Agency) SWEDEN OUT

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Edmonton Oilers right wing Jordan Eberle (14) tries to get the puck past New Jersey Devils defenseman Adam Larsson (5), of Sweden, and goalie Cory Schneider (35) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Feb. 9, 2015, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

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Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin, second from left, from Russia, celebrates his goal with center Nicklas Backstrom, left, from Sweden, and right wing Tom Wilson, with New York Islanders goalie Chad Johnson (30) nearby in the second period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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Detroit Red Wings center Gustav Nyquist (14), from Sweden, celebrates his goal as Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green (52) watches, in the second period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)