Thanks to a Helpful tip from Joe Fischer from In Lou We Trust, I learned that Hockey Writer and blogger Adam Savonen of Norren.se followed Skellefeftea and SEL last year and had some first hand knowledge of Flames first rounder Tim Erixon as a result. Adam was kind enough to answer some questions I sent his way recently:
1.) What are Erixon's strengths?
He really hasn´t any big weakness, but he could improve his physical game. He could also improve his shot.
He is the one of the youngest player to debut for Skelleftea AIK for many decades. And he
I see a young Niklas Lidstrom in Tim Erixon.
Last year Erixon was the defender 7-9. This year Erixon will have much more responsibility and will be one of the six defenders that plays every game. Skelleftea still have to sign at least two more defenders, but Erixon will play more on special teams this year. In first hand he will play in powerplay, but it is possible that he will play