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The Nashville Predators chose Swedish winger Pontus Aberg with their first choice (2nd round, 37th overall) in the 2012 NHL Draft. Below is a sample of what media and fans alike are saying about the Stockholm native.PRE-DRAFT RANKINGS: The Hockey News draft magazine: #22 International Scouting Service: #15 (all skaters) McKeen’s Draft Guide: #28 Central Scouting: #6 (international skaters)POST-DRAFT REACTION: Grattis/congrats @PontusAberg! #sniper— Pontus Åberg (@PontusAberg) June 23, 2012 Liking Pontus Aberg at #37 for the #Preds. Good pickup for someone with First-Round talent.— Lewis Hughes (@lah_8) June 23, 2012 So @PredsNHLgets Sissons and and Aberg, two guys that could have went in 1st, in the 2nd round. Thats drafting at its finest. — Dale the Wombat (@wombathockey) June 23, 2012 Should Aberg play a game for the Preds, he will overtake Ramzi Abid at the top of the team’s alphabetical listing of players. — Jim Diamond (@diamondhockey) June 23, 2012 #Predators take Pontus Aberg...
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