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Young Swedish captain who tossed his medal into the crowd makes shocking comment in post-game interview

Well, that was unexpected

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Before last night's game, most people knew Lias Andersson as the 7th overall pick in the 2017 National Hockey League Entry draft, where he was selected by the New York Rangers

But since the 19-year-old center threw his silver medal in the crowd after a devastating 3-1 loss against Canada, the whole hockey world has an opinion whether he's just an emotional young man or a disrespectful captain.

In case you haven't seen the video, here it is:

Now it looks like Andersson has absolutely no regret about tossing his medal over the glass. In a post-game interview, he admitted that he already has a silver medal from the U18 World Championship, and that he hasn't looked at it in over two years.

While we can admit it was a very emotional moment for the young man, this is likely to leave the fans watching the incident with a very bad impression of the young center. 

Top NHL insider Bob McKenzie still believes we need to give the kid a break, considering he's still young and that he has so much more to learn:

What do you guys think?