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Re: Meanwhile, on the other side of the pond...

Postby ukcanuck » Fri May 31, 2013 1:03 pm

Rumsfeld wrote:Boy thanks Pair, I was on the edge of my seat wondering how Skellefteå was doing this year.



lol you had to copy and paste "Skellefteå" didn't you? I'd laugh at your attempt to pronounce it too, but I have no flippin idea either
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Re: Meanwhile, on the other side of the pond...

Postby Per » Fri Jun 28, 2013 2:39 pm

ukcanuck wrote:
Rumsfeld wrote:Boy thanks Pair, I was on the edge of my seat wondering how Skellefteå was doing this year.



lol you had to copy and paste "Skellefteå" didn't you? I'd laugh at your attempt to pronounce it too, but I have no flippin idea either


It's basically pronounced she-left-you. :wink:
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Re: Meanwhile, on the other side of the pond...

Postby Per » Fri Jun 28, 2013 2:44 pm

In a surprise move the Helsinki based team Jokerit (six time Finnish champions, won the regular season in 2012/13 but were an early playoff elimination) have announced that they will be playing in the KHL starting in 2014/15.

A great feather in the Russian cap as they attempt to turn their league into a pan-European one. They already have teams from Latvia, Kazakstan, the Ukraine and Belarus, but now they're moving beyond the old Soviet borders.
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Re: Meanwhile, on the other side of the pond...

Postby Per » Sat Jun 29, 2013 2:21 pm

Enström apparently got mugged and beaten up the other night in Övik. :|

And in other news, having lost Joacim Ericsson to the Canucks, Skellefteå has instead signed Henrik Karlsson, previously with Calgary but the past year belonging to Chicago.
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Re: Meanwhile, on the other side of the pond...

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Re: Meanwhile, on the other side of the pond...

Postby Per » Mon Sep 23, 2013 11:41 pm



It's Finland. And Jere Karalahti.
What do you expect from an old washed up heroin addict? :eh:
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Re: Meanwhile, on the other side of the pond...

Postby Meds » Mon Sep 23, 2013 11:50 pm



Ya know, the result is bad, but the hit itself is not all that different than ones Scott Stevens used to throw.

The puck carrier runs a criss-cross pattern with his linemate, goes for the drop pass, and is looking over his shoulder watching how pretty it was. The guy lining him up was lining him up while he had the puck. Elbow was tucked and only came out on contact, he doesn't jump or leave his feet, it's pretty much shoulder (upper arm due to height difference) to shoulder and head. Viscous but really we've seen WAY worse.
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Re: Meanwhile, on the other side of the pond...

Postby Tiger » Tue Sep 24, 2013 2:56 am

Per wrote:


It's Finland. And Jere Karalahti.
What do you expect from an old washed up heroin addict? :eh:

A great hit .. :) So when does Sweden learn to play 'rough' hockey ??
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Re: Meanwhile, on the other side of the pond...

Postby Per » Tue Sep 24, 2013 2:53 pm

Tiger wrote:
Per wrote:


It's Finland. And Jere Karalahti.
What do you expect from an old washed up heroin addict? :eh:

A great hit .. :) So when does Sweden learn to play 'rough' hockey ??


Ulf Samuelsson, Tomas Sandström, Murray, Kronwall... :drink:

There are a few, but it's not the general style of play here.
We develop more skill players.

And then of course Forsberg, who was a skill player with a mean streak. :look:
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Re: Meanwhile, on the other side of the pond...

Postby Uncle dans leg » Tue Sep 24, 2013 5:10 pm

Per wrote:Ulf Samuelsson

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Oh yeah...Robocop...
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Re: Meanwhile, on the other side of the pond...

Postby rats19 » Tue Sep 24, 2013 5:22 pm

Per wrote:
ukcanuck wrote:
Rumsfeld wrote:Boy thanks Pair, I was on the edge of my seat wondering how Skellefteå was doing this year.



lol you had to copy and paste "Skellefteå" didn't you? I'd laugh at your attempt to pronounce it too, but I have no flippin idea either


It's basically pronounced she-left-you. :wink:


That sounds like dearjohn?..sheeat
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Re: Meanwhile, on the other side of the pond...

Postby Per » Tue Nov 25, 2014 3:35 pm

Modo has several young players this season and after a few of them got hit in the head, Modo GM Peter Forsberg got pissed off. Today they announced that they have signed ... Wait for it ... Donald Brashear! :shock:

http://www.aftonbladet.se/sportbladet/h ... 9918636.ab
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Re: Meanwhile, on the other side of the pond...

Postby Cookie La Rue » Wed Nov 26, 2014 4:28 am

A soon 43 years old ram. :lol:
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Re: Meanwhile, on the other side of the pond...

Postby Blob Mckenzie » Sun Dec 14, 2014 8:52 pm

Per how is Gustav Forsling doing ? I see he will be in the WJC so that is positive .
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Re: Meanwhile, on the other side of the pond...

Postby Strangelove » Sun Dec 14, 2014 10:02 pm

http://edition.cnn.com/2014/10/23/opini ... ?hpt=hp_t2

Per when Russia takes over Sweden, will Modo be merging with the KHL?
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