"Asplund is a finesse-type of player." - Goran Stubb, NHL Central Scouting Director of European Scouting
"A smooth skater and excellent competitor, Asplund (5-11, 176) has three goals, five points, and a plus-3 rating while averaging 12:43 of ice time for Farjestad in the Swedish Hockey League. He is considered to be more of a finesse player than an aggressive performer; he has 26 shots on goal and 12 hits in 25 games." - Mike Morreale, NHL.com
Led the J20 SuperElit in Face-Off Percentage (68.12%) in 2014-15.
Made his SHL debut playing with Färjestad BK during the 2014–15 season.
Scored 3 goals and added 2 assists in 7 games for Team Sweden at the 2016 World Junior Championship.
"It's going to be a fun experience to be drafted. I'm just trying to play my best and if an NHL team likes it I'm happy." - Rasmus Asplund