Off the Radar: Norlov could generate NHL interest with continued strong offensive sho
This month’s Off the Radar segment takes us off the map for our North American readers.
Ängelholm, Sweden, in a different life, was perhaps a border town adjacent to Denmark – today, a picturesque city on Sweden’s Western coast that is home to the historic Rögle Bandyklubb, better known as Rögle BK, and perhaps best known for providing the hockey world with famed defenseman, Kenny Jönsson. Soon, they hope to provide the hockey world with Oskar Norlöv.
Norlöv is playing in the J-20 SuperElit League, the crown of Sweden’s tiered junior system, as an 18-year-old. In a league where NHL Draft picks such as Oskar Sundqvist (PIT) and Erik Karlsson (CAR) are noteworthy achievers with point-per-game averages, Norlöv is pushing the pedal to the metal at a clip of over two points per contest through 23 games.… read more