RW Oliver Bjorkstrand - Portland Winterhawks, WHL (2013, 89th overall, Columbus)
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04-23-2013, 12:51 PM
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Coquitlam BC
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It's hard to believe based on his current size. But maybe these scouts see something great in the mold?
In the playoffs he has currently 5G 9A in 12 matches and is 4-5'th for Portland Winterhawks (and best rookie in WHL) after the Rattie-Leipsic-Petan 1'st line trio.
Ahh, well it would be fun to have another 1st rounder, but I just wouldn't bet my money on it.
I havent's seen enough of him to properly evaluate his skillset, but he must be doing something right. Top rookie scorer in a tough league. And yes Portland are a great team, but he is not on the powerhouse line. He is infact the powerhouse himself on the 2nd line. Petan is a great prospect, but has had the benefit of great linemates. He is smaller than Bjork, but I could see him as a late 1st rounder but most likely he will also go in the 2nd with Bjork.
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