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07-13-2012, 06:53 AM
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Great pick! Awesome picture.

I don't recall him ever falling to the MLD before.

A class act center to build a team around. Three world championships and his country's all-time leader in national team goals. A beast at 6'2 and 190 lbs in the 1950s when players were all smaller. Relative to era, he is a potent scoring burly center who has a question mark: How would he have done against the best players of his era, in the NHL? The Soviets weren't good enough internationally to be a great gauge to judge him against.

Sven "Tumba" Johansson was certainly one of the greatest Swedes of all time and it's hard to believe he isn't worthy of Top-1000 all-time selection as an ATD extra skater. Love the pick.

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