Sandin Pellikka intends to be latest Sweden-born success with Red Wings

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  • Sandin Pellikka intends to be latest Sweden-born success with Red Wings

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    Publicado en : 05-03-24

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    Sandin Pellikka intends to be latest Sweden-born success with Red Wings

    DETROIT Axel Sandin Pellikka recognized he was mosting likely to be entering a new world when the defenseman possibility reported to Detroit Red Wings growth camp previously this month. It was the 18 years of age's initial foray to camp after being picked by the Red Wings with the No.  17 pick in the 2023 NHL Draft, and with that began the instant modification to a brand-new nation and new language after arriving from his indigenous Sweden. Even much more evident right away to Sandin Pellikka is moving to the NHL is a huge step up in course. " The centers right here are virtually ridiculous," he said.  "I'm pretty surprised, because this is not what I'm utilized to in Sweden it's a lot much better. " One aspect making the modification a little simpler is betting a company full of familiar faces from his young people and recent past as well.  National legends like Nicklas Lidstrom and Henrik Zetterberg still are around the team, and a number of fellow Sweden born potential customers wish to be a large component of Detroit's lengthy term fortunes, consisting of forward Noah Dower Nilsson third round, 2023 draft, defenseman Anton Johansson fourth round, 2022 NHL Draft and forward Maximilian Kilpinen fourth round, 2022 draft. Then there is the Red Wings' existing lineup, which consists of 4 gamers from Sweden: forwards Lucas Raymond and Jonatan Berggren and defensemen Simon Edvinsson and Gustav Lindstrom " It has actually been a great deal of fun, since I have actually been able to see and head out to eat with a great deal of friends," Sandin Pellikka said.  "But it is simply an extremely cool organization to be drafted to due to the fact that they've had a great deal of fabulous Swedes in the organization, plus they become part of the Initial Six. " I'm really honored. " As constantly, development camp was as much about a player's off ice life as his video game on it.  Sandin Pellikka stated he discovered everything from finances to far better ways to exercise to the very best methods to obtain sufficient rest " It is a genuine eye opener from a sense that this is my occupation now," he said.  "It isn't just something I love to do.  I'm learning more about how to invest my money and much better nutrition and tiny points about resting that I had actually never ever listened to before.  It's a great deal of things I'm making note of for my future. " Especially in Sandin Pellikka's instance; right shot defensemen are not a business strength now, and that can operate in his support. " We understood we needed the right kind of best shot defenseman, certainly, and we really like his hockey sense and his grace with the puck," assistant general supervisor Kris Draper said.  "When he was 17, he was running the power play for Sweden at the U 18s 5 goals, 16 helps in 19 games in the 2023 IIHF World Under 18 Championship, and he has actually kept doing that at every level.  He knows just how to manage the puck and the game " Sandin Pellikka 5 foot 11, 176 pounds will return home for his 2nd season with Skelleftea of the Swedish Hockey League, after he had 5 factors two goals, 3 helps in 22 video games last period, along with 36 factors 16 goals, 20 assists in 31 video games for Skelleftea's group in Sweden's junior league. He'll take with him an in-depth plan for enhancement. " I require to concentrate on my defensive game, he stated.  "My protective instructor in the SHL currently collaborates with me after every method on 1 on 1 drills to be a far better protector, but I still need to get stronger. "

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