Post Tagged with: "Sweden"

Oskar Lindblom at Philadelphia Flyers development camp. [Photo: Amy Irvin]

Ranking The Top 10 Flyers Prospects: 5 Through 1

Over the past few years the Flyers have started drafting and developing their own defensemen. After losing Chris Pronger to a career ending injury, losing out on Ryan Suter, and being […]

Blake Wheeler of the Winnipeg Jets [photo: Amy Irvin]

Filip Ahl – The Next Ones: NHL 2015 Draft Prospect Profile

Filip Ahl THW Close-Up: Date of birth: 6/12/1997 Place of birth: Jonkoping, Sweden Ht: 6’4″     Wt: 214 lbs Shoots: Left Position: LW/RW NHL Draft Eligibility: 2015 Twitter: @ffilipahl THW The Next Ones Rankings (February): not […]

by · May 3, 2015 · 0 comments · NHL Entry Draft
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Preds Poll: Which Predator Will Be Best at World Hockey Championships?

Nashville Predators fans would love to be celebrating playoff hockey in May, but the Chicago Blackhawks took care of that. However, fans can still see their favorite Predators playing hockey […]

Luleå and Frölunda will play in the CHL final on 3 February 2015 in Luleå.

Luleå and Frölunda to Play in the CHL’s Final

Two Swedish teams, Frölunda Gothenburg and Luleå Hockey, have paved their way into the final of the IIHF-led Champions Hockey League, an international competition of the European countries’ top teams. […]

by · January 23, 2015 · 0 comments · International Hockey
Jesper Pettersson [photo: Amy Irvin]

Q&A With Philadelphia Flyers Prospect Jesper Pettersson

Jesper Pettersson is a diminutive defenseman from Stockholm, Sweden. Nicknamed the “Pitbull”, Petterson plays his game tough and ferocious whilst standing a mere 5’9” and at 190 pounds he throws […]

by · January 7, 2015 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
Oskar Lindblom at Philadelphia Flyers development camp. [Photo: Amy Irvin]

WJC is Oskar Lindblom’s Coming Out Party

The World Junior Championships always start with a few exhibition games. Sweden first faced Canada on December 21st where they were outplayed in a 5-2 loss. Things didn’t get any […]

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William Nylander Gets Chance to Prove Himself to Toronto

The people of Toronto will have the chance to see Team Canada up close and in person when the World Junior Hockey Championship comes to town. However, for Leafs fans […]

Adrian Kempe (Photo: Håkan-Nordström)

THW’s List Of Prospects Playing In The SHL (14-15 Edition)

In the 2014-15 season, a total of 46 players will skate in the SHL, the top-tier Swedish League, formerly known as ElitSerien. Please note that this list includes only players […]

by · September 9, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Prospects
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A Look Back: Gabriel Landeskog’s Unique Path to Success

When the name Gabriel Landeskog is mentioned around NHL circles, there are a few words that are bound to pop up nearly every time. Leader is obvious, as the 21-year-old […]

by · May 19, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche, OHL
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Solid Gold: Olympics Predictions from the THW Staff

With the Winter Olympics in Sochi a little under two weeks to go, the hockey tournament is one of the most anticipated events at the Winter Olympics.The rest of the […]

by · January 27, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Olympics
Robin Lehner is the type of Swedish goaltending talent that Marcus Hogberg would love to emulate (inGoal Magazine)

Marcus Hogberg – The Next Ones – 2013 NHL Draft Prospect Profile

Marcus Hogberg THW Close Up: Date of birth: 11/25/1994 Place of birth: Orebro, Sweden Ht: 6’3″ Wt: 196 lbs Catches: Left Position: Goaltender NHL Draft Eligibility: 2013 THW Ranking: 85 (April edition) Other Rankings: CSS (EUR Goalies): 3 NHL Aggregate: 96 […]

by · June 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · NHL Entry Draft
Nick Sorense goes for a check along the boards [photo: David Chan]

Nick Sörensen – The Next Ones: NHL 2013 Draft Prospect Profile

Last season, Nick Sörensen was on the wrong end of a devastating knee-on-knee collision courtesy of Baie-Comeau Drakkar’s Jonathan Lessard (video here).  Sörensen’s promising start to his rookie season was ended, […]

by · May 21, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · NHL Entry Draft