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If ever there were an example of a player doing a lot with just a little, it would be Carl Gunnarsson of the Toronto Maple Leafs, who had a strong rookie campaign on the blue line. Born in Orebro, Sweden, the 23-year-old stud used the limited time he had this season to show his team and the rest of the league that he has what it takes to have a permanent spot in the NHL.   He didn't appear in his first game until Nov. 14 and wasted little time making an impact, registering his first career NHL assist just three days later. Though he only had his number called in 43 games, he made the most of his time while battling injury and getting used to the North American style of play. He continued his hot start by adding three assists and posting a plus three rating in a Nov. 2 ...

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