Prospect Info: Rasmus Asplund (2016, 33rd) – 5/23 Signed to 3-year ELC

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    Willy only played that first game. Missed time with the Marlies as well. Alex played all 7 of Sweden's games. Maybe he did hurt his knee, but I don't recall anything about it.
     
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    Got it...thank you
     
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    This feels like the first second round pick the Sabres are in love with in quite some time, they think he's a high impact top 6 forward.
     
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    Asplund seems like a great guy to have coming through the system for when we lose a guy like Larsson/Girgensons as a cap casualty after our young stars get the big bucks. That's how you keep a Cup window open.
     
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    Keeping the centers coming. Don't let that pipe dry up.
     
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    I absolutely love Asplund.
     
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    Him and Larsson are both that spiny sort of Swede.
     
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    Haha i remember that face-off video going viral when it happened, had no clue it was Asplund though :laugh:
     
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    Lambert was the head coach of Canada and he talked about it in his interview with Duffer.
     
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    It sounds like Rasmus hung around after development camp. I asked Kris Baker and he said he's been here skating and working out.

    Is he going to be invited to training camp? Baker wasn't sure, Asplund hasn't signed a contract yet.

     
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    @SabresProspects -

    Off to Plymouth he goes. Sweden's first practice Saturday at noon. First game Sunday vs USA White (Fitzgerald).
     
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    That no look pass was beautiful.
     
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    @USAHockeyScores - FINAL: USA Blue defeats Sweden 6-4. #NJEC

    Sweden evened the score 6:45 into the final stanza when Rasmus Asplund fired home a pass from Gustav Bouramman.
    http://teamusa.usahockey.com/news_article/show/675101?referrer_id=701370

    Stats - 1 Goal - 1st Period - 6:45 - Even Strength - Assist - #8 Gustav Bouramman.
    0 Assists - 1 Point - 5 Shots On Goal - 0 +/- - 2 Penalty Minutes - 1st Period - 8:09 - Elbowing - Minor - Penalty was killed by Sweden.
    http://teamusa.usahockey.com/game/show/13161122

    No need to watch online at FastHockey.com later this week - you can watch Rasmus Asplund LIVE on your telle!

    NHL Network will televise the final six games from this week's USA Hockey National Junior Evaluation Camp at USA Hockey Arena in Plymouth, Michigan.
    Wednesday, August 3 - Canada vs Finland - 1:00 pm ET - United States vs Sweden - 4:00 pm ET.
    Friday, August 5 - Sweden vs Canada - 1:00 pm ET - United States vs Finland - 4:00 pm ET.
    Saturday, August 6 - Sweden vs Finland - 4:00 pm ET - United States vs Canada - 7:00 pm ET.
     
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    Dont think he's on the stat sheet yet today, but really enjoying Asplunds game. Really does remind me of a ROR Jr. Heady, hard on the puck and usually always makes the right play
     
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    Bit of a tough shift for Asplund there, allowing a chance and then getting stripped from behind for another, but no harm done.
     
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    For those of you who are late to the party: NHL network is replaying this game tomorrow from 8am-10am.
     
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    Tremendous defensive read from Asplund to snuff a Canadian rush with about 5 minutes left.
     

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