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C Alexander Wennberg (2013, 14th overall, Columbus)

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01-26-2013, 10:30 AM
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How exactly does Wennberg compare to Burakovsky?

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01-26-2013, 11:02 AM
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Tedenby was once going to be the next great Swede. Back in his draft year
He's the next Mika Paajarvi-Tedenby.

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01-26-2013, 12:30 PM
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How exactly does Wennberg compare to Burakovsky?
Depends if you like apples or oranges really. A two-way center who does most things above average or a speedy winger who can snipe the puck. Both have a nice frame and skating. Wennberg's had a much better season, safer pick.

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01-26-2013, 01:09 PM
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He was not. He was going the be top 6 or nothing, and that's how it still looks.

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01-29-2013, 08:32 PM
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Any updates on this guy? Really liking how he might fit with the Sens based on some of his games I've seen. We could use a real elite winger prospect in our system. Could he be that guy?

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01-30-2013, 02:28 AM
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Any updates on this guy? Really liking how he might fit with the Sens based on some of his games I've seen. We could use a real elite winger prospect in our system. Could he be that guy?
If he turns out well, imo he has never been a letdown yet, always atleast playing decent and on a good day he creates chances from nothing with his speed and good stickhandling. Solid pick imo.

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01-30-2013, 03:22 AM
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Seems like a Preds pick, we love Djurgarden players.

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01-30-2013, 05:55 AM
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Tedenby was once going to be the next great Swede. Back in his draft year
eeer no?

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01-30-2013, 11:23 AM
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Any updates on this guy? Really liking how he might fit with the Sens based on some of his games I've seen. We could use a real elite winger prospect in our system. Could he be that guy?
Wennberg looked great in yesterday's game. Showed some nice stickhandling skills. Compared to F. Forsberg (who is only a month older and also plays in Allsvenskan), I'm more impressed by Wennberg's play. I will not be surprised if he is picked top 15 in the draft.

BTW he also plays center.

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01-30-2013, 01:48 PM
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Any updates on this guy? Really liking how he might fit with the Sens based on some of his games I've seen. We could use a real elite winger prospect in our system. Could he be that guy?
Silfverberg? Stone?

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01-31-2013, 07:04 AM
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Had a very good last game with 2 assists


@0:17 and 0:31

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http://www.tsn.ca/draftcentre/feature/?id=9841

At spot 11 in McKenzie's midseason rankings. What spot was he at before? Anyway, he's definitely been showing how good of a prospect he really is. Definitely a top 15 pick as of right now.

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05-17-2013, 01:26 PM
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http://lastwordonsports.com/alexander-wennber-2013-nhl-draft-player-profile-18/



Alexander Wennberg: 2013 NHL Draft Player Profile #18


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Alexander Wennberg has spent the season playing for Djurgården in the Swedish Allvenskan. Some think that the Allsvenskan is like the Swedish version of the AHL, this is not the case. With the way Sweden’s pro hockey leagues are set up, we need to remember that they are set up like European Football (Soccer) leagues. The Allsvenskan is basically the equivalent of the Italian Serie “B” to the Elite League’s Serie “A”, or like the Championship League instead of the Barclay’s Premier League. Wennberg is not stuck in the Allvenskan by any fault of his own, but rather by Djurgarden’s performance prior to him joining the team. He has been part of the Djurdarden developmental program and junior league teams for several years prior to joining the big club. Following the season, it was announced that Wennberg’s rights had been transferred to Frolunda in the Elitserien.

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05-17-2013, 05:16 PM
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Alexander Wennberg: 2013 NHL Draft Player Profile #18
For some reason the article cuts off:

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He has generally played very well on the international stage, and his skills seem to really excel on Olympic sized rinks. A transition period as he comes to North America and will need
It's missing part of that paragraph, as you can see.

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05-19-2013, 01:48 AM
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So what keeps him out of the top 10 of the draft if he doesn't go there/what are his weaknesses?

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05-19-2013, 09:38 AM
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So what keeps him out of the top 10 of the draft if he doesn't go there/what are his weaknesses?
He doesn't really have any big weaknesses but he's pretty weak and he likes to stay on the outside a lot. He has constantly showed improvements though and that's the main reason to his success this season. He is very light though, much like Jonas Brodin was when he was drafted, they have very similar frames.

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05-21-2013, 09:36 PM
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Who's a realistic comparable? I've seen a few people use Henrik Zetterberg, but I think that's a bit extreme.

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05-22-2013, 04:09 AM
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Who's a realistic comparable? I've seen a few people use Henrik Zetterberg, but I think that's a bit extreme.
Zetterberg is not a very good comparable. Wennberg is more of a Loui Eriksson in terms of style. He's a better skater but not as good in front of the net. It will be really interesting to see what he can do in the SEL next season playing on a very young but extremely talented team.

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05-22-2013, 07:40 AM
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Who's a realistic comparable? I've seen a few people use Henrik Zetterberg, but I think that's a bit extreme.
Alex Steen, maybe?

Steen was a bit more filled out by the age of 18.

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05-22-2013, 07:55 AM
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Alex Steen, maybe?

Steen was a bit more filled out by the age of 18.

No. Total diffrent playing styles. Like Huffman said, Loui Eriksson.

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05-22-2013, 08:04 AM
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Not that a lot of people are familiar with him, but sounds a bit like William Karlsson.

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05-22-2013, 03:54 PM
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Not that a lot of people are familiar with him, but sounds a bit like William Karlsson.
I think Wennberg is the better skater(especially agility) and has some more individual moves. A bit friendlier frame too as he's pushing towards 6'2.

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I think I have seen Wennberg in about 65+ games this last season.

He has terrific skating, great hands and hockey IQ. His ability to make plays are fantastic. What impresses me the most about him is the level of maturity he seems to have in his game compared to other players of the same age. Wennberg knows when to speed the game up and when to slow it down. He just doesn't have one gear like many other juniorplayers have these days. He isn't heavy but he is still hard to knock over due to his balance. But is he a player who fits better on the big ice? Probably. Why isn't he going higher? He needs to work on his shoting and probably needs to drive to the net and the dirty areas more often. He did improves this ALOT this season though. Which is why he only scored one goal in over 40+ games the season before.

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06-03-2013, 03:49 PM
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In my upcoming mock I have the Wings snagging him 18th overall.

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In my upcoming mock I have the Wings snagging him 18th overall.
Håkan Andersson, the Wings superscout are currently sitting in the board at Frölunda HC, the team who just signed Wennberg for the 13/14 season.

Strong feeling Wings will take him if they get the chance.

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