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Draft Prospect - 2015
      
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Magnus Paajarvi-svensson
European Skater
Timra, SWEDEN
Final Rank:  2 Midterm Rank:  2
Position:  Left Wing Shoots:  Left
Height:  6' 1" Weight:  201
Born:  April 12, 1991    
Birthplace:  Norrkoping, SWE
• In 2008-09, Paajarvi-Svensson finished with 17 points (7-10-17) in 50 games, competing as a 17-year-old in the Swedish Elite League for Timra. He made his debut in the Swedish Elite League (September 24, 2007) at age sixteen years, five months, and twelve days, becoming the fourth youngest player in Elite League history.

• Won back-to-back silver medals with Team Sweden at the World Junior Championships, finishing tied for second on the team with seven points (2-5-7) in six games in 2009. In 2008, he became the youngest Swede to play in the World Junior Championship and the youngest since Sidney Crosby debuted at the 2004 World Juniors. Other 16-year-olds to play in the tournament include: Jason Spezza, Janne Niinimaa, Eric Lindros, Robert Reichel and Wayne Gretzky.

• He is teammates with older brother, Bjorn, on Timra and his father, Gunnar, also played in the Swedish Elite League and is now a player agent. Magnus credits his dad and brother for having had the most influence on his career and the reason he became a hockey player.

• In 2005, appearing in the Sweden’s national tournament TV-Pucken, for the first time, he scored eight goals (8-3-11) in eight games for his home district of Skåne. He participated in the tournament in each of the next two years recording 11 points (7-4-11) in 2006 and 12 points (5-7-12) in 2007.

• He patterns his game after Maxim Afinogenov, Alex Kovalev and Pavel Bure – “I take small things from a lot of offensive players and trying to use it to my advantage”.

• The most memorable international hockey moment he has watched was when Marian Gaborik scored two goals in Slovakia’s 5-3 win over Russia at the 2006 Olympics.

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FAVORITES


NHL Team: Buffalo Sabres
NHL Player: Buffalo’s Maxim Afinogenov
Movie: Lord of the Rings Trilogy
TV Show: Smallville
Video Game: Trackmania
Actor: Will Smith and Jim Carey
Song: Sensation Black
Website: Facebook.com
Place to Visit: Malmo Sweden


 Statistics
Season
Team
League
GP
G
A
P
PIM
2006-2007
MALMO JR.
SWEDEN-JR.
20
4
2
6
6
2007-2008
TIMRA
SWEDEN
35
1
2
3
2
2007-2008
TIMRA JR.
SWEDEN-JR.
18
7
15
22
6
2008-2009
TIMRA
SWEDEN
50
7
10
17
4
2008-2009
TIMRA JR.
SWEDEN-JR.
1
0
0
0
0
2009-2010
TIMRA
SWEDEN
49
12
17
29
6
2009-2010
TIMRA
SWEDEN-2
49
12
17
29
6




SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 ANA 49 32 11 6 146 130 70
2 NSH 47 31 10 6 145 112 68
3 STL 47 30 13 4 153 115 64
4 CHI 48 30 16 2 151 112 62
5 WPG 50 26 16 8 140 127 60
6 SJS 49 26 17 6 137 135 58
7 VAN 46 26 17 3 124 118 55
8 CGY 49 26 20 3 140 127 55
9 LAK 48 21 15 12 133 129 54
10 DAL 48 22 19 7 152 157 51
11 COL 49 20 18 11 128 141 51
12 MIN 48 22 20 6 131 138 50
13 ARI 48 17 25 6 111 161 40
14 EDM 49 13 27 9 113 162 35

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
V. Tarasenko 47 24 24 21 48
A. Steen 45 15 25 7 40
K. Shattenkirk 47 8 32 17 40
J. Schwartz 40 17 21 13 38
D. Backes 46 16 18 6 34
J. Lehtera 46 9 21 15 30
T. Oshie 39 14 15 12 29
A. Pietrangelo 47 4 23 0 27
P. Stastny 39 9 17 6 26
P. Berglund 46 6 10 0 16
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
B. Elliott 14 5 2 .927 1.95
J. Allen 13 5 2 .900 2.65

 
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