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01-16-2011, 05:49 AM
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Originally Posted by Chapin Landvogt View Post
The thing about Niklas now is this:
- He began the season at about a PPG pace, but is now on this streak. Of course he's likely still not seen as a top 10 talent, but this may not just be a streak - instead it may be that he, as a European kid who needed the adjustment phase to get used to his surroundings and the level of play in Canada - has finally got it all down pat and has found himself.

Of course, there's plenty of hockey to play before the draft (thank goodness!).
It's not unusual that European players pick up their game after the WC. The exact same thing happened to Mikkel Boedker - he was on a high after the WC and exploded in the playoffs.

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