First of next year can any NHL club drafta Alexander Holtz. But he knows that it will be teeming with NHL scouts in the stands in The arena in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden to play their group matches in the U18 CHAMPIONSHIPS.
"It is clear that I dream of being able to play in the NHL and live on my hockey and represent the national team at major tournaments," says 17-year-old.
met two of their three goals this season: to become the leading player in Djurgården's J20 team, to debut in the First team and the third, to play the U18 CHAMPIONSHIPS, he will meet on Thursday, when Sweden meets USA in the world CHAMPIONSHIPS-the premiere.
" They are the favourites. We hit a little bit out of a disadvantage, but it feels good. We beat them the last time in Sochi in February, where they had not lost a match in three years, so I think it will be a really good match, "says Alexander Holtz and adds:
" I'm psyched that only the.
– We have the same goal as the others, to win the gold medal. Canada and the united states is well otherwise the favorites, but Russia is good too.
Alexander Holtz goes the first ring on the high school and the question is how he can combine hockey with school.
" I have skoldatorn with this, but it is all about planning so I can do the test that I should do. Mother is a proper hard on I'll be good there also, " he says.
main asset is his målfarlighet. In the year-J20-series, he has evicted into goals and in the U18 squad, it has become 15 points (6+9) in ten internationals.
But he knows what he needs to improve in order to be able to fulfil next season's big goal, to find a place in the First A-squad.
" I must increase in strength, increase in explosiviteten and work out a little extra shot also.
as a Club coach Robert Ohlsson has of 17-year-old.
" He is an exciting player for the future for Djurgården hockey. He can make goals from nothing. Since it is always so with young players, it is what they do every day that determines how good they are.