According to the NY Times, Carl Hagelin is considering playing for his hometown team of Sodertalje in Sweden.
Hagelin’s agent told Jeff Z. Klein “That is Carl’s hometown and the team where he played junior, and there is a chance that he will play there. We’ll see what other options emerge for him, and we’ll see what happens with the labor situation. No decisions have been made, no deals discussed. Just looking at the possibilities for Carl right now.”
His old team previously indicated interest in bringing back Hagelin.
Before enrolling at the University of Michigan, Carl Hagelin played for the Swedish team Södertälje on their under 18 and on their under 20 teams.
The director of Södertälje told Swedish Paper Expressen that they would like to see Hagelin, along with other former Södertälje players, return there during a lockout.
Hagelin is on a two-way contract and can end up in Hartford according to the report.
Hagelin has returned to New York after spending the summer in Sweden.
The SEL has said that it won’t accept players on short-term contracts.