The Vancouver Canucks are rumoured to have interest in Mathias Bromé. What can the Swedish forward bring to the West Coast though?
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HEDLUND: What can an NHL Team Expect if They Sign Mathias Bromé?

The end of each season offers a handful of interesting undrafted free agents on my side of the Atlantic. The SHL is one of the NHL’s greatest trading partners in this sense, exporting Swedes and international talent alike to hockey’s biggest stage.

Derek Ryan, Joakim Nygård, Pär Lindholm and Joel Kellman represent just a handful of recent examples.

This year’s group offers its own set of interesting names, including Kodie Curran, Fredrik Håndemark, and Johannes Kinnvall. The player seemingly generating the most NHL interest, though, is probably Örebro HK’s Mathias Bromé.

[Read more: Eight SHL Free Agents of NHL Interest]

To understand how Bromé got to this point, we need to look at the 25-year-old’s meteoric rise through the Swedish ranks. He’s ascended from an interesting youngster in the

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