The Swedish Elite League won’t accept locked-out NHLers

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According to IIHF communications director Szymon Szemberg, the Swedish Elite League isn’t about to turn itself into a temporary refuge for locked-out NHL players.

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It’s not clear if the SEL’s stance would change should the NHL season be canceled. Hopefully, we won’t have to find out.

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