Originally written on Section 303  |  Last updated 11/10/14
When the Nashville Predators took him in the second round, Magnus Hellberg became the first goaltender taken in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. After being buried under a red hot goalie in Frolunda last year and seeing limited playing time as a result, Hellberg is playing his first season in North America in 2012-13. And the Milwaukee Admirals are happy to have him. The 6’5″, Uppsala, Sweden, native struggled in the transition early on but found a groove in February. He went 6-1-0 during the month and was nearly unbeatable with a .950 save-percentage. Along with starter Jeremy Smith, Hellberg gives the Ads a strong one-two punch between the pipes. Now only if they could find some scoring… The official press release is below. *** Milwaukee, WI– The American Hockey League announced today that Magnus Hellberg of the Milwaukee Admirals has been selected as the CCM/AHL Goaltender of the Month for February. In what was one of the greatest months for a goalie in Admirals history, Hellberg went 6...
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