Found April 20, 2012 on The 6th Sens:
Besides a one-way ticket to North America, the only other thing that Senators prospect Jakob Silfverberg will buying soon is a bigger cabinet to house his Swedish Elite League (SEL) hardware. After being recognized as the SEL's most valuable player and youngest since Peter Forsberg, you can now add SEL playoff MVP and champion to his resume. It's quite the list of accomplishments and it makes his decision to ignore the best efforts of the Murray management team to convince him to remain in Ottawa and return to the SEL for one more season the right one. Dating back to the organization’s development camp last June, it’s been quite the wooing process. When asked at the time what he could say to change Silfverberg’s mind about returning to Sweden, general manager Bryan Murray simply said, “I’m just going to tell him I think he’s ready.”   Well, now that he’s finally ready, the question becomes: when is he going to play? Since winning their SEL championship last night...
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