Team McDavid selected Buffalo Sabres defenseman Rasmus Dahlin with the 12th overall pick during Thursday night’s All-Star Game draft. Dahlin will therefore get the fantastic chance to play alongside the top player in the NHL.

Despite being a player of a generation, McDavid does not discount the other outstanding players in the league. Following the selection, media asked the 2015 first-overall pick what it is like playing against Dahlin. McDavid responded by praising the team’s best defenceman, the Sabres.

Regarding Dahlin, McDavid stated the following: “He’s a player who just keeps getting better and better.” To his game, he has incorporated a rather physical element. He is obviously as talented offensively as you will see on the back end. He’s simply an amazing player. We drafted him because of this.”

Nevertheless, it is great to see Dahlin get some praise from McDavid. It will be fun to see what kind of magic they create during tomorrow’s All-Star Game from here.

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Dahlin, 23, is unquestionably one of the NHL’s best defensemen. With 13 goals, he presently leads all defensemen in goals scored. In 48 games, he has 38 points. Furthermore, McDavid was spot on when it came to Dahlin’s increased physicality. His career high is 121 hits, and he has 90 hits so far this season. He’s on track to surpass that goal this campaign.


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