Hallam spent ten years in Växjö and led the club to three SM golds, the latest in 2021. He is now the national team captain for Tre Kronor.

- You have a new skipper on the boat now, said Hallam from the red carpet, referring to Jörgen Jönsson.

Växjö got off to a dream start against Timrå and made it 1-0 after 43 seconds.

Before the end of the first period, the home team led 3-0.

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