Stockholm, SWEDEN -- The Detroit Red Wings complete their preseason schedule today by visiting Färjestad BK in Karlstad, Sweden. The game can be seen online as NHL.com will present a live stream of the contest at 1:00 pm ET.
The Red Wings will travel by train from Stockholm to Karlstad today for the contest. Färjestad BK is the defending Swedish Elite League champion and features Red Wings prospect Dick Axelsson (Detroit's 2nd round pick in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft).
Just the feel for the direction they were headed and what they're trying to do, it just felt that this is a really good thing for this organization. They've got the pieces. We can put something together and go on a run or two and be together for a while, and I'm really excited about that opportunity. The team we have here has an opportunity to win, and that's the most attractive thing.
— Washington defenseman Matt Niskanen on why he decided to sign with the Capitals