Originally written on The 6th Sens  |  Last updated 11/20/14
"I'm now a very emotional Sens fan." This is the message I received from Jakob Silfverberg's older sister last night, at 4 a.m. Swedish time. It’s safe to say that the focus of the Silfverberg family has quickly shifted from the Brynäs playoff run to that of the Ottawa Senators. Same goes for the most interesting person in that family (apologies to former SEL star, father Jan-Erik). After securing the SEL championship title on Thursday, he didn’t celebrate as hard as his teammates, despite being the biggest star on the team, having scored the game-winner and being named playoff MVP. At Friday’s celebration party, the down-to-earth Silfver Surfer once again took it easy, and was the first one to leave. His focus was already elsewhere. Just mere hours after the Sens left the sludge of The World’s Most Famous Arena, the next forward out of the deep and talented pool of prospects to make his NHL debut for the Sens boarded a plane. While his sticks didn’t make it all the way – hands o...
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