Found May 11, 2012 on The 6th Sens:
Thursday, the Ottawa Senators officially confirmed the ill-kept secret of Fredrik Claesson signing his entry-level deal with the intention of playing in North America this fall. While the unspectacular stay-at-home defenseman might not be the most intriguing prospect in the Senators system, he might be a very useful one. Let me take you through all the reasons, A through Z.A AHL depth, or something like that. Really just tried to get something cheesy done with the Z. It’s probably “zzz” for most, but keep reading for a few more seconds if you’re one of those crazy people interested in even the prospects furthest down in the cellar of the metaphorical depth chart.Drafted in the fifth round, you can’t say that Claesson has not had a decent development. He established himself as an SEL defenseman. He got more comfortable as the year progressed. He was calmer, and made better decisions with the puck. He slowly got more ready for whatever the future might hold for a player like that. Whi...

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