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Sabres draft Rasmus Asplund with the 33rd pick

Posted at 11:35 AM, Jun 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-26 08:58:13-04

With the 33rd overall pick the Buffalo Sabres selected Rasmus Asplund in the 2016 NHL Draft.

Asplund played for Team Sweden in the World Juniors and finished with five points in seven games.

He centered the second line with Sabres first round selection, Alex Nylander on his wing.

Here is what Elite Prospects had to say about Asplund:

"An all-round two-way player. Asplund does most things really well and stands out with his smarts. Reads the game impressively, is responsible with the puck and is a strong passer. Handles the puck with confidence and does not shy away from the dirty work, although not a particularly physical player. Not overly spectacular, Asplund will still at times stand out with his speed and create scoring opportunities."