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Alexander “Alex” Wennberg

Born:September 22, 1994Draft:2013 Blue Jackets #14 Overall
Hometown:Nacka, SwedenPosition:Center
Known For:Shoots:Left
National Team:SwedenCurrent Team:Seattle Kraken

Alexander Wennberg (born 22 September 1994) is a Swedish professional ice hockey player for the Seattle Kraken of the National Hockey League (NHL). He previously played for the Columbus Blue Jackets and Florida Panthers. He was drafted by the Blue Jackets in the first round, 14th overall, of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. Before joining the NHL, Wennberg played professionally in the Swedish Hockey League.

Alex Wennberg, Seattle Kraken
Alex Wennberg, Seattle Kraken (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Alexander Wennberg Statistics

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Achievements

  • SHL Best Junior (EliteProspects.com Award) (2014)
  • SHL Rookie of the Year Nominee (1 of 4) (2014)
  • Swedish Junior Hockey Player of the Year (Årets Junior) (2014)
  • 2x U20 WJC Silver Medal (2013, 2014)
  • U18 WJC Silver Medal (2012)
  • J18 SM Silver Medal (2011)
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