He came from the top Panther at the end of last season. A fairly unknown hockeyarbetare who had not received a contract extension with HV 71 and which after a year in one of the american farmarligorna and a year in Denmark, had ended up in Skåne.
just eight games before the season came to an end on the island Djurgården.
"My goal, ever since the day I was not allowed to remain in the SHL, has been to take me back," says Sebastian Strandberg.
In the years he has grown to one of the Club's most important player. And in the playoffs, he has also stepped forward as the great scorer.
In semifinalrysaren against Färjestad on Thursday night, he scored two goals and an assist.
"It's great fun," says Sebastian Strandberg about his role in today's Djurgården. I have gained the trust of coaches and to grow both as a person and as a hockey player.
"I got a little dividend here in the end is just a plus on the edge," he says about his seven goals in 13 career playoff matches.
in Karlstad, sweden after losing the match five and six, with a total of 3 to 14, " he explains with that the team never lost the calm.
– We are making a sterling effort even if we get the start we get in the match. We retain the tranquility and the stress is not up to us. We had gone in the trap two times before, but we had learned the lesson. It shows the character in this group.
His own chain with him as center and with Dick Axelsson, left, and Niclas Bergfors to the right, made three of the First four goals.
" I think we have found a good chemistry and we dare to play out, even if there is a match of seven, and keep us to the game that made us successful. I think that we dare to play the puck, keep it in the chain and not just throw it away, " says Sebastian Strandberg.
" He is the SHL's best players. It is just to watch what he can do with the puck and be open to it.
he Himself is from the island of Visingsö in lake Vättern and think it tickles a little extra with a final with teams from Stockholm and Gothenburg.
– There is something special with storstadsrivaliteten. Had you given the choice had opted for the finals, " says Sebastian Strandberg, who admits that he will have some butterflies in my stomach when it comes time for the first face-off.
" But I don't think you get so many chances, so it comes to capturing the moment little.