‘That was true’: Axel Jonsson-Fjallby confirms report he decided to leave Hershey Bears in early October
On November 13, the Washington Capitals announced that 2016 fifth-round pick Axel Jonsson-Fjallby was loaned back to Djurgårdens IF, his Swedish Hockey League team. The move officially ended Jonsson-Fjallby’s season in AHL Hershey after tallying three points (2g, 1a) in 15 games.
The move was hardly a surprise considering an early October report by hockeysverige.se stating Jonsson-Fjallby had decided he wanted to come home. “After two matches in the AHL, Jonsson-Fjällby is ready for a return to Djurgården,” the article wrote. “The forward has a clause in his contract which allows a return to Europe in the absence of NHL games, a clause that will now be used.”
Thursday, Jonsson-Fjallby made his season debut for Djurgården and recorded a primary assist in the second period.
After the game, he spoke to C More Sport and was asked about that hockeysverige.se report.