Robert Nilsson is leaving Leksand

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  1. Kronblom

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    Robert, or his dad Kent rather, has asked for permission to leave Leksand, the management agreed.

    AIK who plays in the 2nd league has been in contact with Nilsson, but I bet Robert is more interesting in playing for Djurgården, Kent's old team. Robert practiced with them the summer 2002.

    http://www.aftonbladet.se/vss/sport/story/0,2789,420151,00.html

    "I want Robban to play hockey and have fun, I say that both as dad and mentor. I haven´t beeen in contact with any teams yet, but I know where I want Robban to play." - Kent Nilsson

    "Though AIK seems very weird. I want Robban to play in Elitserien (the SEL if you like)." - Kent Nilsson
     
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    Seems like everybody's going to Djurgarden.

    Any reason why he's leaving? Lack of playing time or something?
     
  3. Kronblom

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    He sits on the bench most of the time, he doesn´t get enough playing time.
     
  4. Think he'll accept an offer if a CHL team drafts him this summer?
     
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    The AHL age rule always confuses me.

    Can he play in the AHL in 2004-2005?
     
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    Yes, because he's European. The age rule only applies to CHL players.
     
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    thanks.
     
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    Wasn't there rumours that a WHL wanted to draft him perhaps Calgary??

    but you would know better than I if he was drafted in an IMPORT draft...
     
  9. Nilsson was rumoured to be in talks with a few WHL teams for the 2003 Import Draft...mainly Calgary, Saskatoon and even Prince George. Most of these rumours were strung up by the local papers in each city.
     
  10. leafaholix*

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    Nilsson + Salmonsson = Forsberg & Naslund.
     
  11. LaLaLaprise

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    LOL suuuuure :)
     
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    and MentalPowerHouse = Gretzky
     
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    WTF?
     
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    I know...i think the guy is sniffing glue lol
     
  15. leafaholix*

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    I'm sorry...

    Andrei Kastitsyn + Michael Ryder = Pavel Bure & Cam Neely
     
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