2023 NHL Entry Draft

Film Room: Leo Carlsson is the perfect mix of flashy and methodical

Those who had already watched Leo Carlsson before this season knew he'd be a special prospect, capable of breaking records.

From putting together one of the highest-scoring seasons in the SHL history by a first-time draft-eligible skater to becoming the youngest player ever to score for Sweden at the men's World Championship, Carlsson was able to meet, if not surpass expectations as an 18-year-old.

It doesn't take a genius to figure out why Carlsson has become a consensus top-four prospect in a draft stacked with several first-overall calibre talents. He has a game and a skill set that will translate to any level, team and system. It has allowed him to climb up the ranks early and find immediate success every time. It's the perfect mix of methodical and flashy.

With Carlsson, the floor is rea

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