21 September 2019
Announcements Swedish Superligan

Nomination: Rookie of the Year Candidate #8 – Axel Larson

Photo: Per Wiklund

Together with the coaches of the Swedish Super League, Innebandymagazinet hands out the ”Rookie of the Year” award every year. Here’s the 8th candidate – AIK’s young forward Axel Larson.

AIK’s 3rd nominated player for the Rookie of the Year award is 20 year old Axel Larson. Just like his team mate Simon Götz, Larson transferred from Stockholm rival Djurgårdens IF to AIK to play his first season in the SSL last summer.

Larson has merits from the Swedish U19 national team, and was a part of ”Top and Talent”, a training camp for players between the U19 and senior national team. Together with Casper Backby, Larson were the youngest to participate with the otherwise 2-3 year older players.

Larson has a times been a part of AIK first line together with Andreas Stefansson and Joakim Olsson. In total he produced 27 points (16+11).

Larson summarizes his first season in the SSL:

”It took a while in the beginning to adapt, but I felt that I got used to it after a while. It was a fun and instructive debut season in the SSL for me. I’m excited for next season”

CANDITATE #1 – SIMON GÖTZ

CANDIDATE #2 – LINUS HOLMGREN

CANDIDATE #3 – ANDREAS STEFANSSON

CANDIDATE #4 – JAMI MANNINEN

CANDIDATE #5 – OSKAR HOVLUND

CANDIDATE #6 – JARNO IHME

CANDIDATE #7 – ADAM KIMSTRÖM

Previous winners:
2015/16: Eero Kosonen, Växjö Vipers IBK
2014/15: Matej Jendrisak, Linköping IBK
2013/14: Filip Kjellsson, Växjö Vipers IBK
2012/13: Patrik Svensson, Granlo BK
2011/12: Alexander Rudd, IBF Falun
2010/11: Martin Karlsson, Linköping IBK
2009/10: Johan Eriksson, IK Sirius IBK
2008/09: Rasmus Sundstedt, Caperio/Täby FC
2007/08: Kim Nilsson, Färjestadens IBK
2006/07: Daniel Ramsin, Caperio/Täby FC
2005/06: Mattias Samuelsson, Storvreta IBK
2004/05: Magnus Anderberg, FC Helsingborg
2003/04: Mikael Karlsson, Södertälje IBK
2002/03: Fredrik Nyth, IBF Älvstranden
2001/02: Andreas Carlbom, Örnsköldsviks SK
2000/01: Mika Kohonen, Balrog IK
1999/00: Johan Anderson, Jönköpings IK
1998/99: Mathias Bergsdorf, IBK Dalen
1997/98: Anders Hellgård, Pixbo IBK

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