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Hilarious way Sharks rookie Eklund celebrated 19th birthday


Really, who remembers their 19th birthday? You've already become an adult -- yay! -- and you're still two years from turning 21 -- boo! 

Here's one way to remember it: Eating Swedish meatballs and licorice at IKEA. 

That's exactly what Sharks rookie William Eklund -- who is from Sweden -- did with two of his Sharks teammates on Tuesday.

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Eklund on Tuesday also officially made the Sharks' roster ahead of the regular season, and dazzled plenty of times in the preseason. 

The Sharks selected Eklund with the No. 7 overall selection in this year's NHL draft. Expectations are sky-high for the young forward but first, he'll keep enjoying the finer things in life to bring in his final year as a teenager.

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