as rookie of the year for the Sweden Elite League. There will be four
nominations before the seasons end.
$5000 (US dollars) and the same to his home team, which in Liv’s case is
has handled strong pressure during this fall. Even when his team lost
seven games in a row he played well. He has already made his debut in
the national team Tre Kronor, keeping in mind that he never before
played in any junior national team.”
against average at 2.10. His save percentage of .902 is sixth best in a
league that some consider to be the second best league in the world
after the NHL.
nominated, but as far as I am concerned itÂ´s my team HV-71 and what we
can do in the Elite League that is number one for me.”
loaned to Tranas AIF in Allsvenskan where he posted exceptional numbers
in nine games. His 2.17 GAA and .920 save percentage impressed the
coaches who gave him the nod for HV-71 in the Swedish Elite League.
27 games. He posted a 2.09 GAA and .919 save percentage in that time.
beat HV-71 in overtime.
net. But Stefan Liv is a very good goalie. It seems to me that he is
as good talent as everybody says.”
fourth round and pick Liv 102nd overall.
The scouting reports had over looked Liv but the Red Wings might have
found a gem.