– Yes, it has gone really well, both for me and for us. Jacob Josefson is one of my best buddies, and it is great that we got the chance to play together. And together with (James) Lily, we have a very good chemistry, " says Daniel Brodin.
– We are hanging a lot off the ice as well, talking much in a relaxed way, and I think that is a recipe for success.
the Trio stands out as a pro in the island of Djurgården. Together they collected 67 points. Brodin with 11 goals and 10 assists, Josefsson (6+14) and Lily (8+18).
as Brodin damaged the cruciate ligament in a match against Latvia. Only ten months later he was able to make a comeback in the SHL.
In the autumn, he was also back in the Three Crowns, and played in two tournaments Karjala Tournament and Channel One Cup.
" pretty Damn fun. It was one of the goals I had after the surgery, to get back to the national team.
Daniel Brodin has chosen to wait to extend the contract with Djurgården, which expires after the season. Well aware that he is experiencing a strong period in his career.
" I feel good where I am. But it has throughout my career been a dream to get to play abroad.
" It is as I said earlier, We'll see what happens.
– The best thing for me right now is to play as good as possible. It just gets tough if you go around and thinking. But the chance to get a contract abroad increases if I do a good season.
. Djurgården is the eight in a limping table, just eight points behind the leading Frölunda, who have two matches more played.
the Victory against Växjö was fiendishly important. I now hope we can follow it up against Mora.
– But it is so here, and with that the series is so smooth, you win two matches of three, so you go up a few steps in the table.
the island of Djurgården meets Mora away on Saturday. A Mora who you lost to, after a penalty shoot out, days before christmas.
– Mora is a tough team to face, tough in every situation. But it is important for us to get revenge and take second straight victory.
" Yes." Everyone was on the ice at practice this morning (Friday morning). And we have trained very well during the christmas and new year.
in Total, the players have just had five days off, 22 to 24 december, and new year's eve and new year's day.