National Hockey League Draft Profile Andre Burakovsky
23 (23 overall)
Malmo Jr (Sweden-Jr)
Notes: Mid-season rankings - 5; Final rankings - 6
2012-13 - Malmo (Sweden 2) - 43 gp, 4 G, 7 A, 11 Pts, 8 PIM
2012-13 - Malmo Jr (Sweden Jr) - 13 gp, 3 G, 4 A, 7 Pts, 8 PIM
2012-13 - Malmo U18 (Sweden Jr U18) - 3 gp, 6 G, 4 A, 10 Pts, 2 PIM
Assets: Blessed with great speed, he also displays great hands and goal-scoring instincts. Also has an NHL-sized frame with with plenty of projection. Is definitely a game-breaking talent.
Flaws: Must prove capable of scoring at a quality pace at higher levels of competition. Also needs to add significant bulk in order to prove he can withstand the rigors of the North American pro game.
Career Potential: Talented scoring winger with upside.
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