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Red Wings Daily: Brome Fondly Embraces His Time in Detroit

Former Red Wings forward Mathias Brome would like another chance to play in the NHL



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Ex-Red Wings forward Mathias Brome would welcome another crack at the NHL.

Back in his native Sweden, where he’ll be playing for Orebro in the SHL next season, former Detroit Red Wings forward Mathias Brome hasn’t given up the notion of returning to the NHL.

Surprisingly, he harbors nothing but positive memories from his time in Detroit. Brome ended up scoring one goal in 26 games for the Red Wings during the 2020-21 season. Last season, he played for Davos of the Swiss League.

You might think he’d be somewhat bitter about his Detroit experience. But if you’re thinking that, it turns out you’d be wrong.

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

Should the NHL come calling in the future, Brome, 27, would happily answer.

“If such an opportunity arises again, it is not impossible that I jump on such a trip,” he said.

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