Theodor Niederbach, one of the Detroit Red Wings top forward prospects, is leaving the Swedish team Frolunda, possibly to play for Rogle BK.
Niederbach’s playing time was limited in Frolunda and Rogle BK has a reputation for developing younger players. Red Wings draftee William Wallinder, a defenseman, left Modo last season to join Rogle BK and blossomed into a more polished prospect.
Despite his limited playing time, Niederbach netted nine goals and finished with 16 points. The Red Wings drafted him 51st overall in 2020.
No more Frolunda Red Wings?
Frolunda was voewed as the Swedish Red Wings this season because of the presence of Simon Edvinsson, Elmer Soderblom and Niederbach. Next season, Edvinsson is expected to be with Detroit. Soderblom may also be in Detroit or Grand Rapids and Niederbach will be in Rogle. It is possible Liam Dower Nilsson, a 2021 fifth-round pick, will be the only Red Wings’ prospect in Frolunda next. He primarily played for the Frolunda junior team this season.
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