Draft Prospect - 2009
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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
Drafted:  EDM (1st Round / 10th Overall) - Player Page
• 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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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




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WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - ANA 78 49 22 7 227 216 105
2 x - NSH 77 47 22 8 220 188 102
3 STL 76 46 23 7 229 190 99
4 CHI 76 46 24 6 217 176 98
5 MIN 76 44 25 7 219 186 95
6 VAN 76 44 27 5 219 204 93
7 CGY 77 42 28 7 229 204 91
8 WPG 76 39 25 12 215 201 90
9 LAK 76 37 25 14 201 192 88
10 DAL 77 37 30 10 239 248 84
11 SJS 76 37 30 9 212 215 83
12 COL 76 35 29 12 206 213 82
13 EDM 76 23 40 13 185 255 59
14 ARI 77 23 46 8 161 256 54

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
V. Tarasenko 76 36 35 25 71
A. Steen 73 24 38 6 62
J. Schwartz 69 24 32 12 56
D. Backes 75 25 29 6 54
T. Oshie 67 19 33 13 52
P. Stastny 68 14 29 3 43
A. Pietrangelo 76 6 36 -6 42
J. Lehtera 69 11 29 16 40
K. Shattenkirk 51 8 32 15 40
P. Berglund 71 9 13 -7 22
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
B. Elliott 24 14 3 .919 2.20
J. Allen 19 6 4 .906 2.45

 
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