Brynäs may get fall's dream match
Nicklas Bäckström and superstars of Washington - against Brynäs in Läkeröl Arena.
Soon can the dream match in Gävle be a reality.
Accordint to Sport-Express Washington Capitals are much considered for NHL premiere next season.
-Of course it would be very cool, says Brynäs club director Hans-Göran Karlsson.
Alexander Ovechkin, Nicklas Bäckström, Alexander Semin and Mike Green. Washington Capitals are loaded with superstars.
Soon can Bäckström get a chance to take his teammates from USA with him home to Gävle and Läkerol Arena.
According to SPORT_Expressen, Washington is one of the teams /one of the remaining candidates to play their NHL premier in Stockholm next season.
- I know we were asked for that few years ago, can't remember which season it was but back then the GM said no. All I know is that it has been said what we will receive a request again but I haven't heard anything now, says team's Europe scout Mats Weiderstäl.
In previous years have NHL teams played training games against Swedish teams and with Bäckström as biggest star in Washington with Alex Ovechkin it will open an opportunity for a dream match against Brynäs.
While this would be very cool, I'd be happier if they would come to Helsinki. For totally unselfish reasons, of course....