According to a report by the Swedish site Expressen, Elin and Doug were spotted together last week at Rose Nightclub in Stockholm where eyewitnesses said they were hugging and being affectionate with each other.
Doug, 32, currently plays defense for the San Jose Sharks and has been playing in the NHL since the 2005-2006 season.
"We are only friends," Doug told the Swedish paper when asked about his relationship with Elin. "We are not dating and we have never dated. We have friends in common and we have only known each other for a couple of weeks."
When asked if the friendship could develop into a more intimate relationship, Doug said, "I have no comments."
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