Latvian hockey on the rise?
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12-08-2012, 01:34 PM
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Haha looks like a Latvian-Danish-German battle for best rookie in the WHL.
Roberts Lipsbergs 15G 13A in the 30 matches
Oliver Bjørkstrand 14G 13A in 28 matches.
Leon Draisaitl 9G 18A in 30 matches.
Lipsbergs is 1994 class, while Bjørkstrand and Draisaitl is 1995 class - so a little age advantage for Latvia. But then Oliver Bjørkstrand has played 2 games less.
WHL rookie list:
I have the feeling Roberts has shot at beeing drafted this year as an overager,guys doing great in the W
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