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Brome fondly embraces his time in Detroit


Back in his native Sweden, where he will play for Orebo in the SHL next season, former Detroit Red Wings forward Mathias Brome hasn’t given up on returning to the NHL.

Surprisingly, he has only positive memories of his time in Detroit. Brome ended up scoring one goal in 26 games with the Red Wings during the 2020-21 season. Last season he played for Davos of the Swiss League.

You might think he would be somewhat bitter about his experience in Detroit. But if you think so, it turns out that you are wrong.

“I had the opportunity to be there for a season and play and it’s rare to be able to do that,” Brome told Aftonbladet.se of his brief tenure with the Red Wings. “It’s everyone’s dream to play there.”

If the NHL called in the future, Brome, 27, would happily answer.

“If such an opportunity arises again, it’s not impossible for me to jump on such a trip,” he said.

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