Rangers Prospect Report: Nils Lundkvist stands out with Sweden National Team

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Nils Lundkvist rangers prospect lulea hf swedish hockey league shl

The Rangers Prospect Report is back, showcasing the best standouts in the organization elsewhere around the world.

Here's the latest...

D Nils Lundkvist: 2018 First Round

Lundkvist has been playing for the Sweden National Team in the Nordic Cup, where he led all skaters with five shots on goal and earned a plus-two rating against Denmark.

His SHL season is complete. He had 32 points (14 goals, 18 assists) over 52 games. He also had two goals in the playoffs.

Over the last two seasons, he has led all SHL defensemen with 25 goals, and is second in points at 63.

D Braden Schneider: 2020 First Round

Schneider just completed his season with the WHL's Brandon Wheat Kings, totaling 27 points in 22 games with a plus-18 rating on the year. He was a key cog in helping the Wheat Kings win the East Division this season.

D Matthew Robertson: 2019 Second Round

Also in the WHL with the Edmonton Oil Kings, Robertson averaged a point per game, totaling 20 with four goals and 16 assists in 20 games.

He just tallied a goal and an assist on Apr. 30 as well.

RW Lauri Pajuniemi: 2018 Fifth Round

Pajuniemi has 38 points and a plus-12 rating in 48 games this season with TPS in Liiga (Finland).

His latest game saw a goal and four shot attempts on May 2.

G Dylan Garand: 2020 Fourth Round

The 18-year-old netminder is 11-3 in 14 games this season with a 2.48 GAA in the WHL with Kamloops Blazers. He had a 38-save win on Apr. 27 vs. Vancouver and made 35 saves in the win over Kelowna on May 1.