It's almost the middle of July, and in the morning, Björklöven at the end of the us's new goal keeper, and answer the question that everyone asked themselves.
Who is the guy who is going to replace the success of Joe Cannata in the pursuit of the SHL?
Well, the 30-year-old franskkanadensaren by Kevin Poulin.
in the afternoon, as the SportExpressen reaches Poulin, in his hometown of Montreal's just for the first ispasset for a long time.
"the Body is a bit battered now, after the gym and 1.5 hours on the ice, but otherwise it's a good thing," says Björklövens the new goalie of the year.
" It is important that the first thing that is seen when you do a research on him last season when there were seven games.
"I was injured for the first half of the year, an injury that occurred during the summer months, but in december and then for a few games," he says.
a number of LEAGUE matches: ”Nothing comes for free”
Who is Kevin Poulin? The headlines read ”Canada's OLYMPIC goaltending or NHL-eligible goaltender to Björklöven.”
And it's true, you know.
draftats of the New York Islanders in 2008, and debuted two years later was initiated a few years, the jump to the NHL and the AHL.
Rick DiPetrio was injured in the season 2010/11 he had the chance in the off-season with a serious knee injury has stopped him.
" I learned a lot. But really, nothing comes for free no, I've seen players in the MINORS who have been really good but never taken it any further. You have to work for it, " he said on the stage of his career.
However, after trejdats away from the Team, and has become the nerskickad in the MINORS, his career took a new turn.
and Then, in 2016, he has been playing in the LNAH, THE ladie's watch, NLA, DEL and the AHL again.
" yes, Yes, I have had the opportunity to experience a lot. Many of the clubs, the gaming system and the new points. However, it has been developing in me.Poulin: ”I have never felt so real
And now there is Groups.
" I will be ready to start playing ice hockey in november, after the season, likely will kick off here in Canada, to find something like this. But, then, told my agent that Björklöven was interested in, and then it all went very fast.
" Well, it was Friday.
as each offer was made, the trip planned and then that's it – there will be a move to Sweden for Poulin, who will be a very important part of the Björklövens a topplags, team-building.
There will be a part of the press.
" yes, Yes, the thing is, I've never had such a right. It's going to be a challenge, but it is a very good one. Then there's the one where a cliché, that it's important to take one match at a time. It's going to be some new guys, like me, and we need to get it together.
How disappointing it was to cover for the Björklöven, what does he know about.
" My agent told me that they were very, very close to the spot in the SHL last season, so it's going to be exciting to be a part of the team that is going to fight for it.
the Plan is to join the team at the beginning of August, to Poulin, who had never before set foot in Sweden, and managed to do so much research.
on the other hand, he has played the majority of the Swedish people and players in Sweden.
Among other things, he was the roommate of David He and Rhett Rhakshani ten years ago in the MINORS.
”Can't say that it was a dream that came true
by 2016, it was moved across the atlantic ocean for the first time, and the next season played, Poulin, in Zagreb, where he finished the season in the NLA, and EHC Kloten.
However, this is not the one that stands out from the regular season.
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Poulin was one of the goalies at Canada's OLYMPIC team, which won the bronze medal.
" Yes, that would be great. I can't even tell that it was a dream that came true, for there was not even a dream come true. And as long as I felt it, "he says, and continues:
" It has always been in the national hockey league (NHL players who have played the OLYMPICS, so I'm not even on it. When I was in Europe for most of my life. But then, when I got the call, started to be given a chance, it was awesome.
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