Lias Andersson was not happy after Sweden’s 3-1 loss to Canada in the World Junior Final on Friday night.
The team captain and top New York Rangers prospect (seventh overall pick of the 2017 NHL Draft) reluctantly accepted his silver medal after the loss, before throwing it into the stands at KeyBank Center in Buffalo.
— CJ Fogler (@cjzero) January 6, 2018
Perhaps an even more interesting moment came when the fan that caught the silver medal revealed he was wearing three jerseys.
The guy who caught the silver medal was wearing 3 jerseys ? pic.twitter.com/JcfbEQ8PrR
— Patrick Scebba (@scebbs) January 6, 2018
Andersson did get the silver medal back. Was he happy about that?
Lias Andersson asked if he's happy he got the silver medal back after tossing it in the crowd: "No."
— Ryan Kennedy (@THNRyanKennedy) January 6, 2018
[@CJZero; NHL Network]