Tiger wrote:Go AIK:).. nothing personal Pers.. but I am in Bangkok Thailand and my favorite bar/restaurant is owned
by a stanch AIK supporter ( he also sponsors a team here I help coach) If AIK wins its free beer for at least a
Per wrote:Anyways, Skellefteå beat Luleå 4-0 tonight, which means they swept the final and won in four games.
Interestingly enough coached by former Canuck Bert Robertsson.
Rumsfeld wrote:Boy thanks Pair, I was on the edge of my seat wondering how Skellefteå was doing this year.
Per wrote:The Swedish Elite League has decided to scrap the rule allowing no more than two non-European players.
I expect to see a fair amount of AHLers take the ice in Sweden next winter.
Brynäs just signed Greg Scott of the Toronto Marlies.
Anyway, about time they scrapped the rule. Discrimination is a bad thing, and every team should attempt to ice the best team they can, regardless of what passport the players have.
Rumour says that Björklöven are trying to get Andrew Raycroft to sign on for them...
He spent last season in Italy, so, perhaps not completely inconceivable.
Orcasfan wrote:Thanks for the update, Per. I wish I could watch some of those Swedish teams (no way where I live, unfortunately...unless there were some internet service out of Europe?). Anyway, I assume you're referring to Viktor Arvidsson...he looks a bit small at 5' 9". and 170 lbs. Looks like he has skill, but his size will probably eliminate him as a possibility over here.
Topper wrote:Daniel summed up the Swedish game plan at the WC is a single word, "boring".