Originally posted on The 6th Sens  |  Last updated 12/8/11
For this article, I asked Swedish hockey fan @steffeG to cover last night's Swedish supermatch of the season. Here's what he filed: Thursday night was the much anticipated night of the big Sens prospect showdown in the Swedish Elite League: Jakob Silfverberg's Brynäs visiting Mika Zibanejad's Djurgården. Everyone in Sweden was in their most comfortable chairs for this one, getting a glimpse into the future of the Ottawa Senators. Okay, that's a slight exaggeration. For the typical Swedish hockey fan, it was nothing more than a Wednesday night game in the middle of the regular season that lacked a certain buzz in the stands - like earlier in the year, when the Djurgården supporter club celebrated their 30th anniversary. But for a Sens fan, it was an interesting game. Djurgården vs. Brynäs doesn’t mark the 3rd seed vs. the 7th seed in the SEL from that perspective, but a battle between two of the team’s top prospects (Fredrik Claesson, you be quiet!). But if this was a microcosm of th...
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