Originally written on The 6th Sens  |  Last updated 11/14/14



Better brush up on those "Oh-ah Silfverberg" chants Binghamton because it looks like the Swedish Elite League's Most Valuable Player could be making some appearances at the Broome County Arena near you. 

Per Jonatan Lindquistik:

Jakob Silfverberg lär bli kvar i Nordamerika vid lockout: "det är helt upp till Ottawa" säger han. #twittpuck #brynäs

— Jonatan Lindquist (@Lindquistik) August 20, 2012
News that Silfverberg is open to the possibility of playing in Binghamton during a lockout is hardly suprising. As one of the few Senators players who is expected to compete (and win) a roster spot while still being on an entry-level contract (note: Cowen and Zibanejad being the others on ELC), Silfverberg will probably want to play and adjust to the North American game; even if it means going to helvete and back.

While a lockout will be a negative experience for Sens fans, from a development standpoint, at least this can be considered good news for the Sens. Despite the incredibly unlikely odds that Jakob would not play anywhere in the event of a lockout, at least by playing in Binghamton it could alleviate any concerns about the effects of the North American game once the potential lockout eventually does end.


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