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Battle for Admirals backup goaltender a prime storyline in camp

While they may have known each other for very long, goaltenders Rob Madore and Magnus Hellberg are battling not just for a gig with the Milwaukee Admirals, Nashville’s AHL affiliate, but both are fighting to keep their careers alive with the dream of playing in the NHL. What started late last season in the East Coast Hockey League, which could be seen as the NHL’s equivalent...
Via The Predatorial
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Preds falter to Panthers, fall to 1-1-0 in rookie tournament

Two down, one to go. The Nashville Predators continued their strong play in the rookie tournament but fell to the Florida Panthers, 3-1, on Sunday night. In a reversal from yesterday, Rob Madore started between the pipes for Nashville and Magnus Hellberg played the second half. Madore turned aside six of seven shots while Hellberg stopped 13 of the 14 he faced. Over the past 24...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

2013-14 Preview: Magnus Hellberg

Although he'll likely be starting the season in Milwaukee, will Magnus Hellberg force his way to Nashville at some point in 2013-14?
Via Smashville 24/7
September 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Hellberg adjusting to North American game

Nashville Predators' 2011 second-round pick Magnus Hellberg's game has rapidly grown over the last two years and has done so with just one full season of experience with the North American style of play...
Via Smashville 24/7
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Hellberg looks to continue developing before he makes it to the Show

A rough start in his first season with the Milwaukee Admirals turned great during playoff time. Magnus Hellberg was a completely different goaltender from the start of the season to the ending. The transition from playing on an international ice surface the year before in the Elitserien to the North American sized rink really took a tole on him mentally and physically. "...
Via Fang Faction
July 14, 2013  |  Discuss

PRESS RELEASE: Hellberg named AHL Player of the Week

HELLBERG NAMED CCM/AHL PLAYER OF THE WEEK Netminder Posted Two Shutouts to Help Ads to Post-Season Milwaukee, WI— The American Hockey League announced today that Milwaukee Admirals goaltender Magnus Hellberg has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending Apr. 21, 2013. With a Calder Cup Playoff berth on the line, Hellberg was a perfect 4-0-0 with...
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April 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Preds prospect Magnus Hellberg named AHL Goalie of the Month…

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...
Via Section 303
March 01, 2013  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Nashville prospect Magnus Hellberg named AHL Goalie of the Month

The following was provided to us via the Nashville Predators PR department via the Milwaukee Admirals PR department: “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...
Via The Predatorial
March 01, 2013  |  Discuss

PRESS RELEASE: Magnus Hellberg blanks Peoria for first shutout…

Milwaukee, WI- The Admirals picked up a crucial win Sunday afternoon against the Peoria Rivermen at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, defeating the Peoria Rivermen 1-0. Magnus Hellberg was lights out as he stopped all 30 shots he faced for his first career shutout. The Admirals came out firing on all cylinders and got on the board first at 4:17 of the first period. Cam Reid carried...
Via Section 303
February 11, 2013  |  Discuss

PRESS RELEASE: Predators sign Hellberg to an entry-level contract

Via the Nashville Predators: “Nashville, Tenn. (June 18, 2012) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has signed goaltender and 2011 second-round pick Magnus Hellberg (MAG-nuhs HEL-buhrg) to an entry-level contract. Hellberg, 21 (4/4/91), played his first season with Frolunda of the Swedish Elite League ...
Via The Predatorial
June 18, 2012  |  Discuss
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