Not less than eight Djurgårdsspelare were selected in the national team which played in the Channel One Cup in Moscow.
A fantastic experience for the players, can you imagine. But the question is if it is as fun for the club, when more than a handful of players miss a good location for a recovery that is useful as the trimming of the details during the training sessions?
may possibly sit inside on the answer to that question.
For the with the team almost complete again after landslagsuppehållet, and with a fresh Three Crowns-experience among the players, it was a Djurgården which stood for a powerful finish at home against HV71 – despite a pale introduction of the match.
HV71 utilized and scored the first powerplay and got up 1-0 already after four minutes. The home team only managed to get off five shots in the first period – something that was "beneath contempt", according to Dick Axelsson in pausintervjun in C More.
In the second period, it came to the more, when it came to the shots, and one of them – from Dick Axelsson, who was back from injury – went into the goal. It was forwardens first goal of the season and meant 1-1.
But the guest's reply came quickly, and Djurgården had to once again begin the chase.
– We can so much more than we are showing out there, " said Dick Axelsson in C More before the third period.
for the acknowledgement in the final period but it was hard inside. With 1.25 left to play, took the island of Djurgården a timeout that gave the dividend. Five seconds later, Linus Hultström off a very hard shot, up in the cross, and Djurgården had fixed extension.
once there it was Djurgården who was extrapoängen after Daniel Brodin scored in the decisive goal.