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Swedish Hockey schedule 2012: Kopitar's Mora IK team on Tuesday's game slate

Anze Kopitar has made his way over to Mora IK of the Allsvenskan in the Swedish Elite League. On Tuesday, he'll be facing fellow NHL-ers Carl Hagelin and Matt Read.

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Another week and more cancelled games in the NHL means more Swedish hockey for some NHL-ers. There is 1 Elitserien game and 5 bouts in the Allsvenskan league set for Tuesday.

Elitserien (Swedish Elite League - Lower Tier)

AIK vs. HV71

HV71 is currently in first place in the Eliterien standings with 8 wins, 3 overtime wins, and 2 losses in regulation for a total of 30 points. Four teams are tied for second at 28 points. AIK is right outside the playoff bubble in 9th place with a record of 4 wins, 1 overtime win, 3 overtime losses and 7 losses in regulation totaling 17 points. AIK is 4 points behind the 8th place team Frolunda.

NHL Connection: None

Allsvenskan (Swedish Elite League - Highest Tier)

Game 1: Orebro HK vs. IF Malmo Redhawks

Orebro HK is first overall in the league with 17 points in 7 games played and a record of 5 wins, 1 loss and 1 overtime win. IF Malmo Redhawks are in a three-way tie for 6th place with a record of 3 wins, 3 losses, and 1 overtime loss for 10 points.

NHL Connection: None

Game 2: Karskrona HK vs Leksand IF

Karskrona HK is third from the bottom in the rankings with 6 points and a record of 2 wins and 5 losses. Leksand IF is in 4th place with 14 points and a 4 win, 1 loss and 2 overtime loss record.

NHL Connection: None

Game 3: Almtuna IS vs. Djurgarden IF

Almtuna IS 13th out of 14 teams with a record of 1 win, 4 losses and 1 overtime loss for 4 points. Djurgarden IF is one of three teams tied for 7th place with 10 points. The team's record is 3 wins, 3 losses and 1 overtime win.

NHL Connection: San Jose Sharks' defensman Douglas Murray and newly crowned Colorado Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog are teammates on Djurgarden IF. In 6 games played, Murray has 1 assist, 2 penalty minutes and is a minus-1. Landeskog is killing it for Djurgarden. In 4 games, Landy has 4 goals, 2 assists, 2 penalty minutes and is a plus-2.

Game 4: IF Troja/Ljungby vs. IK Oskarshamn

IF Troja/Ljungby is tied at 15 points with their opponent IK Oskarshamn for second place in the league. Troja/Ljungby's record is 4 wins, 1 loss, 1 overtime win, and 1 overtime loss for 15 points. Oskarshamn has 5 wins and 2 losses.

NHL Connection: None

Game 5: Sodertalje SK vs. Mora IK

Sodertalje SK has the honor of being in last place with 3 points and a record of 1 win and 6 losses. Mora IK is part of the logjam for 7th place with 10 points and a 2 win, 3 loss and 2 overtime wins record.

NHL Connection: It's the closest thing to an NHL All-Star Game in the SEL. Los Angeles Kings center Anze Kopitar has joined Mora IK for the lockout. In 9 games, Kopitar has 4 goals, 6 assists, 4 penalty minutes and is a plus-3. Carl Hagelin of the New York Rangers and Matt Read of the Philadelphia Flyers signed on to Sodertalje. Hagelin has 1 goal, 4 assists and is a plus-4 in 3 games played. Read has has a more impressive run so far with 1 goal, 7 assists and is a plus-5.