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Gabriel Landeskog on his Second Season in the NHL

The young captain of the Colorado Avalanche, Gabriel Landeskog, is currently playing in the World Championships in his hometown of Stockholm. Landeskog has scored three goals in six games played so far. Hockeysverige’s editor in chief Uffe Bodin interviewed Landeskog on video a … Fortsätt läsa

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Another Golf post? Another Golf post

Just like last year, Nicklas Bäckström and Jacob Markström spent a day in late August taking part in a golf event in Göteborg, and this time, Marcus Johansson and Viktor Stålberg tagged along. Unlike last year, a month later they … Fortsätt läsa

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Marcus Johansson: ”I have very high expectations for myself.”

Marcus Johansson is heading back to Washington on Monday after spending time in Sweden over the summer. Marcus has his off season base in Karlstad, where he has lived since he was a teenager. Marcus has practiced on ice with … Fortsätt läsa

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The Lockout from a Swedish Perspective

Hockeyligan is the organization that runs the Elitserien, which is often referred to as the Swedish Elite League (SEL), and is made up of representatives from each SEL team. Earlier today Hockeyligan sent out a press release that said that they will not allow … Fortsätt läsa

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I absolutely loathe to write about golf. But it is for a good cause so…

On June 14 Nicklas Bäckström is hosting a charity golf tournament outside his hometown Gävle for the third year in a row.  Last year the Children’s Hospital in Gävle received 100,000 Swedish Kronor from his foundation. Bäckström’s foundation also gave … Fortsätt läsa

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Nicklas Bäckström in Stockholm

Nicklas Bäckström enjoyed a healthy breakfast at Riche, a famous old restaurant in Stockholm, with Dutch artist/producer/DJ Tiësto and Anders Timell, a Swedish radio personality. Breakfast with @tiesto and @krisahlbom pic.twitter.com/bmNtf5p1 — Nicklas Backstrom (@backstrom19) March 7, 2012

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Nicklas Bäckström returns to Sweden

According to the Swedish newspaper Expressen, Nicklas Bäckström who has been sidelined with a concussion since January 3, is currently on a short visit in Sweden. According to one of Expressen’s sources, Bäckström is expected to meet with a doctor … Fortsätt läsa

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Nicklas Bäckström playing golf and drinking beer

Nicklas Bäckström playing golf in Gothenburg on August 25 with a bunch of rich people.

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Nicklas Bäckström has arena named after him in Valbo

On Sunday afternoon Nicklas Bäckström returned to Valbo, the small town just outside of Gävle where he grew up. Nicky visited Valbo to have the town’s hockey arena named after him. The new name of the arena is Nickback arena, … Fortsätt läsa

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“I think it’s good that [Boudreau] remains on the job. It was us players that failed.”

Nicklas Backstrom recently talked to Expressen’s Gunnar Nordström. Here is a translation of the interview. Nicklas Bäckström is home in Gävle again and has a new plan in place on how to become better prepared for the upcoming season. Former … Fortsätt läsa

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