UMD alum Linnea Hedin won’t join team Sweden in Beijing

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In unfortunate news University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) women’s hockey alum Linnea Hedin won’t join Emma Soderberg on team Sweden in Beijing.

According to the team the defenseman has tested positive for Covid-19 and has been replaced on the Olympic roster.

This was going to be her first ever Olympic appearance. In 143 games at UMD from 2014-2018 Hedin recorded 17 points.