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08-01-2013, 12:47 PM
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Originally Posted by Punxrocknyc19 View Post
does anyone know why Lundqvist wasnt highly regarded during his draft year?? i know players slip due to size, mental issues, attitude problems, lack of natural talent, and a lot of other things... does anyone remember 2000 draft and what was said about Lundqbist before drafted.. it still makes me wonder why he was drafted in the 7th round.

Rated as the no.3-6 top Euro Goalie Prospects, Lundqvist played at the Swedish Elite Level Juniors at Våstra Frolunda. He joins Johan`s Holmqvist and Asplund as Swedish Ranger draftees and may yet just prove to be the best pick of the entire Ranger draft. Another prospect find of scout Christer Rockstrom. Watch out for him…
I think he was a bit of an unknown quantity. I'm sure RB can turn up better info

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