Pats Select Sylvegard 32nd Overall
June 27, 2012
The Regina Pats used the 32nd pick in the CHL Import Draft to select Emil Sylvegard, a forward from Malmo, Sweden.
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Pats Select Emil Sylvegård in Import Draft
Regina, Saskatchewan – The Regina Pats have selected 19 year old forward Emil Sylvegård (sill-veh-guard) with their 32nd overall pick in the 2012 CHL Import Draft.
A native of Malmo, Sweden, Sylvegård already has a full season of CHL experience under his belt. He put up 32 points in 65 games with the QMJHL’s Drummondville Voltigeurs last season.
Sylvegård brings size to the Pats’ lineup standing 6’2” and weighing in at 202 pounds.
Regina Pats GM Chad Lang on the selection, “we think he has the potential in his second year now that he’s comfortable with the league, comfortable with junior hockey in North America that he should be able to increase his point production. His experience and leadership will be a strong addition to our lineup.”
Name: Emil Sylvgård
Hometown: Malmo, Sweden
Position: C, LW
Height: 188 cm / 6’2”
Weight: 91.6 kg / 202 lbs
Year Team GP G A Pts PIM
2011-12 Drummondville Voltigeurs 65 13 18 31 42
2010-11 Malmo J20 41 10 22 32 22
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