Sebastian Aho (D)

by Dean Youngblood on June 27, 2014

 

Sebastian Aho - Photo courtest of svt.se

 

Sebastian Aho, LD

Shoots: L

Height: 5-8

Weight: 165

Born: 1996-02-17

Hometown: Umeå, SWE

Drafted: Undrafted

 

Observations:

 

 June 2014 - Surprisingly, Sebastian Aho was not selected at the 2014 NHL Entry Draft but the undersized two-way defenseman will be eligible at the 2015 draft. Brendan Ross

 

May 2014 – Skating at a minute 5-foot-8, smooth skating Swedish defenseman Sebastian Aho is well below average in terms of height. Despite his deficiency in stature, Aho’s ability to dominate possession using superb skating abilities and confident puck skills is very high end. He is a strong defender who can battle against the biggest of competitors using ideal positioning to gain an advantage. With nothing one can do about his size, scouts need to focus on the positives and Aho’s skill and leadership abilities are admirable qualities. He has represented his Swedish roots on several occasions with good success and wore a letter on his jersey. Brendan Ross

 

 

Fantasy Outlook: C+

Undersized puck moving defenseman with intriguing upside and promising powerplay abilities.

 

 

 

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