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Draft Candidates: Magnus Paajarvi-Svensson

Player Profile Name: Magnus Paajarvi-Svensson Position: LW Shoots: Left Height: 6-1 Weight: 200 lbs Birthdate: 1991-04-12 Background & Player Description: "Member of Sweden's bronze medal-winning team at the 2008 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament...played for Sweden at the 2008 Men's Under-18s...Represented Sweden at...

Stating Precedents

Celebrating a decade of squandered potential and faded dreams, the draft of 1999 turned out shallower than an infant’s paddling pool, yet despite being regarded as an acrimonious footnote in league history the draft...

April ISS Rankings: Duchene #2?!

Add International Scouting Services to the list of scouting organizations that are starting to put together the Matt Duchene bandwagon. In their latest rankings, following a the shocker from Redline report, ISS has followed...

Schenn, White to play for Team Canada

It's not yet time to pack away the sticks and skates for some of the Leafs players. A pair of Maple Leaf defensemen, Luke Schenn and Ian White were informed on Saturday night that...

ISS Releases March Top 30 Rankings

International Scouting Services (ISS) has released the March edition of their monthly top 30 rankings for the 2009 NHL Entry Draft in June.  Much of the names at the top remain unchanged, while a...

Strive for Five: Mission Accomplished

When Team Canada went for the third straight Gold Medal, they were ruled “too small and lacked the necessary talent” to win. They proved them wrong. When Team Canada went for the fourth straight...

Semi-Finals: Canada vs. Russia

This is it. One of these two teams will be singing “I’ve got a golden ticket” in the dressing room. A win means a trip to the gold medal game; a loss is a...

Getting To Know You: Anton Stralman

ANTON STRALMAN (# 36) Player Facts: Birthdate:  August 1st, 1986 (for all you stargazers out there, that makes him a Leo). Hometown:  Tibro, Sweden Size: 6'1, 180 lbs Shoots: Right Drafted: 7th round, 216th overall (2005) Cap hit: $731,667 Signed through: 2009-10 season FA...

Canada’s Final Exhibition and Remember When?

It’s their final exhibition matchup of the pre-tournament and Canada looks to apply the same pressure they’ve produced in their first two meetings. Sunday night’s game against Finland showed that this team can in...

Exhibition 2: Canada Vs. Finland

Canada came through the gate a bit slow and sluggish. They managed to escape the first period tied at 1, but as the game progressed with chances equaling out by the midway point, Canada...

Exhibition 1: Canada Vs. Sweden

Team Quinn does exactly what the former NHL head coach always demanded from his team. An all out hard hitting war, and that’s exactly what fans have gotten. Victor Hedman is welcomed to the tournament...

International Flavor in the NHL

With the imposition of the salary cap taking some clout away from the financial Super Powers (or so they say), the "new" NHL focuses upon the importance of successful drafting and a constant flow of young players on cheap, entry-level contracts. With scouts now being dispatched to all corners of the globe, it's getting to be quite a small world. The boundaries of the Hockey Community are ever-growing, and we're starting to find ourselves with a neat little global village forming in the NHL. Aside from the G8 (Canada, United States, Sweden, Finland, Russia, Czech Republic and Slovakia) which comprise nearly 90% of all players' nationalities, we are also privileged to enjoy the best of what...
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