Dec 3, 2012, 6:22 PM EDT
Dater passes along Swedish reports that indicate Landeskog’s exit is tax-related; it’s possible that the 2012 Calder Trophy winner would have been forced to pay a significant income tax if he was in Sweden much longer.
He scored three points in his last game for the team’s 3-0 win against Altuma on Monday, so at least he left with a bang.
Landeskog became the Colorado Avalanche’s captain in early September, making him the youngest player to don the “C” in NHL history.
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