HV71 arrive at the international break with the best record for January winning seven out of 10 matches in regulation as well getting a point for an overtime loss. Their leading scorer has been New York Islanders drafted Robin Figren with nine points (4G+5A) and the team has knocked in 32 goals including smashing seven past bottom team, Timrå IK where Figren scored one Goal and two Assists.
Leading scorer for the season, however, remains the 28 year old former Djurgården IF forward, Markus Ljungh. Now in his fifth season in the SHL he is just nine points from the highest points scoring season of his career.
Likewise is former New Jersey Devils' Mattias Tedenby, also 28 yrs, who needs just seven points in the remaining 13 games. Ljungh and Tedenby are 11th and 13th overall on a Total Points separated by just two points.