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Rasmus Dahlin

Born:April 13, 2000Draft:2018 Sabres, 1st Overall
Hometown:Trollhättan, SWEPosition:D
Known For:First Overall Draft
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Shoots:Left
National Team:SwedenCurrent Team:Buffalo Sabres

Rasmus Dahlin (born 13 April 2000) is a Swedish professional ice hockey defenseman for the Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League (NHL). Having been referred to as the most talented player available in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft class, Dahlin was selected first overall in the draft by the Sabres.

Rasmus Dahlin Buffalo Sabres
Rasmus Dahlin with the Buffalo Sabres (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

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Achievements

  • J18 SM Gold Medal — 2015-16
  • TV-Pucken Best Defenseman (Lill-Strimmas Stipendium) — 2015-16
  • U16 SM Best Defenseman — 2015-16
  • Champions Hockey League Champion — 2016-17
  • J20 SuperElit (Top) Most Penalized Player (56) — 2016-17
  • SHL Most Points by U18 Junior (20) — 2017-18
  • Swedish Junior Hockey Player of the Year (Årets Junior) — 2017-18
  • U20 WJC All-Star Team — 2017-18
  • U20 WJC Best Defenseman — 2017-18
  • U20 WJC Silver Medal — 2017-18
  • U20 WJC Top 3 Player on Team — 2017-18
  • NHL All-Rookie Team — 2018-19
  • NHL Rookie of the Month (November) — 2018-19
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