Originally written on The 6th Sens  |  Last updated 11/4/14
Friend of the blog, and Senators prospect Mikael Wikstrand is right in the middle of a very succesful SEL-2 campaign for his Mora. The 7th rounder from 2012 have put up 11 goals and 11 assists in 36 games and enjoyed a fairly successful World Juniors campaign as well, which really sparked the interest from the SEL clubs, one tier above the club he grew up playing for. So what did Wikstrand choose? After going on a Fabian Brunnström-like tour, visiting with the interested clubs, would he go to Swedish giant Färjestad to go back to his hometown? Perhaps the NHL factory up in Örnsköldsvik to play for Modo? Join his WJC coach Roger Rönnberg as he’s set to take over Frölunda? Nope. On Tuesday, Mora announced that they’ve been able to extend Wikstrand’s contract for another year. After being chased by basically the entire SEL, this is a very surprising move. One would think, that after the success he’s had at the second tier of Swedish hockey, he would want to take another step u...
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