The Scandinavians triumphed in a dramatic penalty shootout, dethroning last year's winners.
Cardiff Devils' Canadian forward Joey Haddad has re-signed for a fourth season with the Elite League champions.
The rising stars of ice hockey could be brought to Scotland for two tournaments to be staged next year.
Fife Flyers confirm Todd Dutiaume will return as head coach next season, which will be his 20th with the Kirkcaldy side.
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