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John Klingberg

Born:August 14, 1992Draft:2010 Stars #131 Overall
Hometown:Göteborg, SwedenPosition:D
Known For:World ChampionShoots/Catches:R
National Team:SwedenCurrent Team:Toronto Maple Leafs

John Andersson Klingberg (born 14 August 1992) is a Swedish professional ice hockey defenceman for the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was drafted 131st overall in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft by the Stars. He is the younger brother of Carl Klingberg.

John Klingberg Minnesota Wild
John Klingberg, Minnesota Wild (Photo by Bailey Hillesheim/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

John Klingberg Statistics

Trade Tracker

DateTraded FromTraded ToTraded For
March 3, 2023Anaheim DucksMinnesota WildAndrej Sustr
Nikita Nesterenko
2025 4th-Round Pick

Deeper Dive


  • 2x World Championship – Gold Medal (2017, 2018)
  • World Championship – Best Defenseman (2018)
  • NHL All-Star Game (2018)
  • NHL All-Rookie Team (2015)
  • Elitserian Champion (2013)
  • U20 WJC Gold Medal (2012)
  • Elitserian SM Silver Medal (2012)
  • J20 SuperElit Playoffs MVP (2011)
  • J20 SM Gold Medal (2011)
  • Junior European Trophy All-Star Team (2011)
  • Junior European Trophy Champion (2011)
  • J18 SM Bronze Medal (2010)
  • TV-Pucken Bronze Medal (2009)