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Fantasy Summary

Mobile, offensive-minded blueliner. Needs to add strength and improve his off-puck game but could grow into a solid puck-mover at the NHL level.


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July 2022 – The San Jose Sharks have selected Hävelid in the second round of the 2022 NHL Draft, 45th overall. Nick Richard

January 2022 – Hävelid had a fantastic start to the season at the Hlinka Gretzky Cup where he scored two goals and seven assists in only five games to lead all defencemen in scoring for the tournament. He also notched four points in eight games at last year’s U18 Worlds as an underager. In J20 competition this season, he has seven goals and seven assists in 22 games, and in the SHL, he has played 12 games without registering a point. He has the second-highest plus-minus total among draft-eligible defenders in J20 Nationell. Overall, he has had a solid season to this point.

Hävelid is an offensive-minded defender with great mobility. His skating is smooth with good edgework and fast feet. He moves the puck well on breakouts as he is able to utilize that mobility on puck retrievals and uses his good passing ability to generate zone exits. He is an aggressive player and when he has possession, he likes to r