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Magnus Akerlund
Magnus Akerlund
Goaltender
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 183
Catches: Right
Born: Apr 25, 1986
Birthplace: Osby, Sweden
Drafted: CAR / 2004 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 5th (137th overall)
CAREER
Completed his fourth season in the Swedish Elite League in 2008-09... Has played in 52 career games in the top Swedish league, earning a goals-against average of 2.27 (102 goals allowed, 2694 minutes) and one shutout... Has twice represented his native Sweden in international competition – at the U-18 World Junior Championship and the U-20 World Junior Championship... Was the second-rated European goaltender in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft, which was held in Raleigh.

2008-09: Spent most of the season with Timra IK of the Swedish Elite League (SEL), serving as backup goaltender to Johan Backlund... Had a 2.08 goals-against average in seven games with Timra IK... Appeared in two playoff games for Timra, posting a 1.96 goals-against average... Also played in three games for Sundsvall of the Swedish second division, allowing just one goal in three games for a goals-against average of 0.33.

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