The top-ranked league competing in the CHL is the one based in Sweden, which has become somewhat of a factory of top talent in the sport. Read about its humble beginnings, through the decades to the top-notch professonal circuit it is today.
In our series of introducing all 44 CHL clubs, we now feature Djurgården Stockholm, one of the oldest hockey clubs in the world. With 16 Swedish national championships, they are also one of the most decorated. After a couple of years out of Sweden's top league, however, they are back in the SHL in 2014/15.