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Sam Lofquist (center) makes a pass to a teammate while playing for Oskarshamn in Sweden this winter.

Lofquist will return to Sweden to continue hockey career next winter

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Sam Lofquist already has a signed hockey contract to continue his career in Sweden next winter.

After playing in Oskarshamn, Sweden the past two seasons, Lofquist is moving to Sweden's largest city for the next step in his hockey career. But his ultimate goal remains the same.


"I'm so motivated to get back here and play in the NHL. That's what I've wanted to do since I started to play hockey," he said.

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Dave Newman
Dave Newman has been the sports editor at the New Richmond News since 1988. He has covered the action in the Middle Border Conference, Dunn-St. Croix Conference and Big Rivers Conference for nearly 30 years.
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