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Anton Lundell

Position: center
Shoots: Left
Born: 2001-10-03 / Espoo, Finland
Height 182 cm
Weight 75 kg
Team: HIFK
  • 2018-04-24 at Finland - Czech Republic, U18 World Championship by Asko Huuki

    Anton Lundell has played great tournament as an underaged player. The centerman has collected five points in four games as an third line center and he has also played in both power play and penalty kill.

    The most interesting aspect of Lundell’s game is his maturity. His hockey IQ is excellent and his defensive play and positioning are much better than would be expected from the player of his age. Lundell has solid hands but he doesn’t make unnecessary dekes for the sake of being flashy. He focuses on simple yet efficient play instead.

    There’s no major flaws in Lundell’s game but I would like to see him utilizing his body bit better and show some more grit. Also while his skating is fluid, his top speed could be improved. Lundell is still young though and these parts of his game will probably get better when he gets older. He also could still grow as he seems taller than the listed 182 cm.


  • 2018-04-07 at Tappara - HIFK, U18 by Miika Arponen

    Lundell showed his two-way skills again in the Junior B final game against Tappara. He reads the game very well and is constantly in the right place both on and off the puck. He makes all the time  subtle smart moves that make his linemates better.

    His poise and patience are on very high level and he rarely hesitates with the puck even in tight spaces. His skating has also improved from my last viewing and I would definitely consider above-average at that aspect as well.

    He is a very responsible player that the coach can rely on in every situation. He isn’t draft eligible until 2020 and is one of the most interesting players in his age group because of his complete play.


  • 2017-12-06 at HIFK - Jukurit, U20 by Marco Bombino

    Lundell put up one goal and two assists against Jukurit while centering HIFK’s second line. The late 2001 born center was the youngest player in this game but especially his hockey sense stood out on many occasions. He showed patience in his second goal and good awareness in order to get open around the net.

    Lundell is an extremely smart player who plays an active game away from the puck and rarely gets caught out of his position. He also generated plenty of shot attempts. He has gained more confidence at the U20 level and already plays a responsible game in all three zones. He’s a solid, quick skater who plays at a high pace. This, along with his compete level and skill set, makes him a factor in every game situation.

    His overall skill set is already really strong, but he still has a lot of room for development. The upside is high with this prospect.


  • 2017-11-11 at U17 World Hockey Challenge by Miika Arponen

    Lundell was very impressive throughout the tournament. The center is not draft eligible until 2020, but he reads plays better than most of his age-mates. He is a very solid two-way forward than can be trusted in all situations.

    In addition to his smarts, one of his biggest assets is his speed. He is a very smooth skater and has an impressive edge work as well. He is effective offensively and knows both how to score and set up linemates as well. All in all, a very complete player with all the tools to become a major prospect for the 2020 NHL draft.


  • 2017-03-26 at HIFK - Ilves, U16 by Marco Bombino

    Lundell was a key part of HIFK’s 5-3 win with two goals and two assists. In his first goal, Lundell blocked a shot in the defensive zone, picked up the puck and cut to the net for a nice finish. He has very good hockey sense and reads the game extremely well for his age. His speed is one aspect that makes him effective in all three zones. His commitment to the defensive game is good. The center also possesses above-average puck skills and a hard wrist shot. He utilizes his size to protect the puck. A top forward in his age-group, Lundell has a great deal of two-way potential.


  • 2016-09-18 at HIFK - Jokerit, U16 by Marco Bombino

    Lundell had another great game for HIFK U16. He had the primary assist on his team’s only goal and played a very solid two-way hockey, displaying strength on the puck and good hockey sense. His overall game and ability to have an impact, both with and without the puck, is what sets him apart from many other players in this age-group.



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     Season Team League GP G A TP PIM      Playoffs GP G A TP PIM 
     2015-2016 HIFK U16Jr. C SM-sarja Q2 2 24 0|        
      HIFK U16Jr. C SM-sarja27 4 1115 10|Playoffs5 1 01
     2016-2017 HIFK U16Jr. C SM-sarja Q7 6 1521 8|        
      HIFK U16Jr. C SM-sarja0 0 00 0|Playoffs3 3 47
      HIFK U18Jr. B SM-sarja29 3 1215 10|Playoffs2 1 12
      Finland U16 (all)International-Jr11 6 814 2|        
     2017-2018 HIFK U18Jr. B SM-sarja10 3 710 22|Playoffs5 1 45
      HIFK U20Jr. A SM-liiga22 8 1220 6|Playoffs9 1 12
      Finland U17WHC-175 3 47 0|        
      Finland U17 (all)International-Jr13 6 814 6|        
      Finland U18WJC-187 2 46 2|        
      Finland U18 (all)International-Jr9 2 46 4|        
     2018-2019 HIFK U20Jr. A SM-liiga- - -- -|        

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