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08-20-2013, 02:19 PM
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Originally Posted by ManofSteel55 View Post
The thing about the SEL is that most young d-men don't put up many points. Erik Karlsson only got 10 points in 45 games in his one season in the top tier league. Now he's the best d-man in the world according to some. Stat lines for d-men are rarely impressive in the SEL
The only guy(s) with impressive stat lines in the SEL were Rundblad and Hedman. The guys like Brodin,Karlsson, Larssen, OEL did not have good numbers in that league (OEL was swede-1)

And I somewhat agree with the Edler comparison. But I think Klefbom is starting his career with better defensive ability and less offensive ability than Edler did.

He may develop into a Seabrook type guy or an Edler type guy. Seabrook is probaly 70% Defense 30% offense and the opposite is true for Edler.

His first year in NA should tell us of how his offensive game translates and which guy he could be like. Just hoping its not a Barker

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