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Viktor Stalberg leaves Swedish league, headed to KHL

Nov 18, 2012, 2:10 PM EDT

Rostislav Klesla, Viktor Stalberg AP

Blackhawks forward Viktor Stalberg is changing things up a bit while abroad during the lockout.

While he had been playing for Frolunda in the Swedish Elite League, according to reporter Andrey Osadchenko, he’ll be headed to Russia and the KHL next. There he’ll team up with Blue Jackets defenseman Fedor Tyutin as well as former NHL’ers Nikolay Zherdev and Sandis Ozolinsh with Atlant Moscow.

In ten games with Frolunda, Stalberg had six goals and five assists. By joining Atlant, they’ll be hoping he can spark their offense as well as they’ve struggled so far this season.

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