Rickard Hugg of the Kitchener Rangers may not be heading home for the holidays.
The team's points leader has been named to Sweden's preliminary roster for the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship.
Hugg has 13 goals and 19 assists in 28 games.
The 2019 tournament will take place in Vancouver and Victoria.
Sweden's first game is against Finland on December 26.
Congratulations to @RickardHugg22 on being named to the Team Sweden preliminary roster for the 2019 #WorldJuniors 🇸🇪 Way to go Huggy!— Kitchener Rangers (@OHLRangers) December 5, 2018
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