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Draft Prospect - 2009
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David Rundblad
European Skater
Skelleftea, SWEDEN
Final Rank:  6 Midterm Rank:  4
Position:  Defenseman Shoots:  Right
Height:  6' 2" Weight:  189
Born:  October 8, 1990    
Birthplace:  Lycksele, SWE
Drafted:  STL (1st Round / 17th Overall) - Player Page
• Rundblad competed in the Swedish Elite League for Skellefteå in 2008-09. As a 17 year old rookie he held his own on the blue line recording 10 assists (0-10-10) in 45 games. He spent 10 games with the junior team this season, showing his offensive side, contributing 15 points (8-7-15).

• At the 2009 World Junior Championships, he helped Sweden win a silver medal, finishing with a plus-three rating and two points (1-1-2) in six games. He won gold at the 2007 Under-18 Ivan Hlinka Memorial tournament, defeating Finland 3-2 in the final.

• In 2007-08, as a member of the Skellefteå Junior team, he led all defensemen in points (26) and goals (11) in 35 games.

• His first hockey club was Lycksele SK where he learned a lot from his coach Pierre Holmgren, before moving to Skellefteå.

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FAVORITES

NHL Team: Buffalo Sabres
NHL Player: Mike Green
Shootout Move: “A special move”
Movie: Morgan Palsson – Varldsreporter
Video Game: NHL '07/'08
Music Group: Red Hot Chili Peppers
Pump-up Song: “Almost everything”
Pre-game meal: Pasta, meatballs

 Statistics
Season
Team
League
GP
G
A
P
PIM
2007-2008
SKELLEFTEA
SWEDEN
6
0
0
0
2
2007-2008
SKELLEFTEA JR.
SWEDEN-JR.
35
11
15
26
44
2008-2009
SKELLEFTEA
SWEDEN
45
0
10
10
8
2008-2009
SKELLEFTEA JR.
SWEDEN-JR.
10
8
7
15
2
2009-2010
SKELLEFTEA
SWEDEN
47
1
12
13
14
2009-2010
SKELLEFTEA JR.
SWEDEN-JR.
3
2
2
4
4
2010-2011
SKELLEFTEA
SWEDEN
55
11
39
50
14