Rasmus Asplund
European Skater - Farjestad, SWEDEN
Final Rank:4Midterm Rank:4
Height:5' 11"Weight:176
Born:December 3, 1997Hometown:Filipstad, Sweden
Born in:Filipstad, SWE
Drafted: 2016: BUF (2nd Round / 33rd Overall) 

• Asplund, who spent the past two seasons with Farjestad in Sweden’s top professional league, collected 4-8—12 in 2015-16 to lead all junior-age players on his team in assists and finished second in both goals and points behind Joel Eriksson Ek (selected 20th overall by MIN in 2015).

• He recalls the 2016 World Junior Championship in Helsinki, Finland as his most memorable hockey moment. The youngest player on Team Sweden, Asplund collected 3-2—5 in seven games while centering a line between Alexander Nylander (No. 3 NA Skater) and Dmytro Timashov (selected 125th overall by TOR in 2015).

• He has served as captain of Team Sweden at a number of international events including the 2014 Ivan Hlinka Memorial where he scored the tying goal with 90 seconds left in regulation of the bronze medal game in an eventual overtime loss to the U.S.

• Asplund, who grew up idolizing fellow countryman Peter Forsberg, also wore the Tre Kronor at the 2015 Under-18 World Championship.


My go-to karaoke song is: 'Stole The Show' by Kygo
Last TV show I binge-watched is: Prison Break
The celebrity that always makes me laugh is: Robert Gustavsson
The app I spend way too much time on is: Instagram
At an all-you-can-eat buffet I go straight for the: Chinese Food
The coolest person I've ever met is: Beyonce
The athlete I admire most is: Peter Forsberg
If I could be one person for a day it would be: Dan Bilzerian
I am inspired by: My Dad
I am afraid of: Snakes
I dream of: The NHL


2016-2017Sweden (2017 WJC Championships)NATOUR71670
2016-2017SWE U20 (4-Nations tournament in Gothenburg 2016)ITLTOUR30112
2015-2016SWEDEN (2016 WJC Championships) ITLTOUR73256
2015-2016SWE U20 (4-Nations tournament 2015 - Tampere)ITLTOUR30110
2014-2015FARJESTAD JR.SWEDEN-JR.198172514
2014-2015SWE U18 (Ivan Hlinka Memorial 2014)ITLTOUR52134
2014-2015SWE (2015 IIHF U18 World Championship)ITLTOUR52358
2014-2015SWE U20 (4 Nations tournament - Prerov 2014)ITLTOUR30112
2014-2015SWE U18 (5 Nations in Kravare & Poruba 2015)ITLTOUR30332
2013-2014FARJESTAD JR.SWEDEN-JR.38771412
2013-2014FARJESTAD U18SWE-JR. U181712142641
2012-2013FARJESTAD U18SWE-JR. U183110152520