Nils Lundkvist will remain in Sweden for another season

Lulea of the SHL has announced that Rangers prospect Nils Lundkvist will remain in Sweden for another season. (Lulea) Lundkvist had a breakout season for Lulea this past year. Lundkvist said that staying in Sweden will help him gain “more experience until the day I cross over” and added “also, if you look at the state of the world right now, this feels best to me.” (Lulea) Adam Rotter: With…

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The big season that Nils Lundkvist had

Chris Peters of ESPN named Nils Lundkvist to the defense of his All-Prospect team this year and also named him a “runner-up” to being Prospect Of The Year. (ESPN) Lundkvist, the 28th overall pick in 2018, finished second on his team in points (11 goals, 20 assists) and averaged 20:18 per game. His 31 points and 20 assists this season “both the most by an SHL defenseman in his U20…

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Igor Shesterkin ranked as the top NHL prospect by TSN

TSN‘s Craig Button lists Igor Shesterkin at #1 on his list of top-50 NHL affiliated prospects. Shesterkin ranked 10th in his rankings last year and Button says he has “all the tools necessary – skill, poise, sense and technical ability – to be a success at the NHL level and is the heir apparent to Henrik Lundqvist on Broadway.” (TSN) Other Ranger prospects ranked by Button include: 22: Nils Lundkvist…

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