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Jesper Wallstedt

Born:Nov. 14, 2002Draft:20th Overall Minnesota Wild 2021
Hometown:Västerås, SwedenPosition:Goalie
Known For:U20 World Junior Bronze Medal Shoots/Catches:Left
National Team:SwedenCurrent Status:Iowa Wild (American Hockey League)

Jesper Wallstedt (born Nov. 14, 2002) is a Swedish professional ice hockey goaltender who currently plays for the Iowa Wild in the American Hockey League (AHL) as a prospect to the Minnesota Wild in the National Hockey League (NHL). The Wild drafted Wallstedt in the first round, 20th overall, in the 2021 NHL Entry Draft.

Wallstedt was a busy goalie in 2022, winning a silver medal in the Swedish Hockey League, then leading the Swedish junior team to a bronze medal while earning best goaltender honors at the World Junior Championship. Before the end of the calendar year, on Nov. 12, 2022, Wallstedt recorded his first North American win and scored an empty net goal to secure a 5-2 Wild win over the Chicago Wolves.

Jesper Wallstedt Sweden
Jesper Wallstedt, Sweden, 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship (Photo by Codie McLachlan/Getty Images)

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  • U18 World Junior Championship Bronze Medal (2018)
  • Hlinka Gretzky Cup Silver Medal (2019)
  • U17 WHC Bronze Medal (2019)
  • U18 World Junior Championship Gold Medal (2019)
  • Hlinka Gretzky Cup Bronze Medal (2020)
  • SHL SM Silver Medal (2022)
  • U20 World Junior Championship All-Star Team (2022)
  • U20 World Junior Championship Best Goaltender (2022)
  • U20 World Junior Championship Bronze Medal (2022)
  • U20 World Junior Championship Top 3 Player on Team (2022)