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Kasper Bjorkqvist

Born:July 10, 1997Draft:2016 Penguins #61 Overall
Hometown:Espoo, FinlandPosition:Winger
Known For:Shoots:Left
National Team:FinlandCurrent Team:Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (AHL)

Kasper Björkqvist (born July 10, 1997) is a Finnish professional ice hockey winger who is currently playing for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in the American Hockey League (AHL) as a prospect under contract to the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected by the Penguins in the second round, 61st overall, of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. He has previously played on loan for KooKoo of the Liiga.

Kasper Bjorkqvist Pittsburgh Penguins
Kasper Bjorkqvist, Pittsburgh Penguins (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Kasper Bjorkqvist Statistics

Achievements

  • Liiga Most Points by Rookie (2021)
  • Liiga Rookie of the Year (2021)
  • U20 SM-liiga Best Forward (Saku Koivu Award) (2016)
  • U20 SM-liiga Best Player (Teemu Selänne Award) (2016)
  • U20 SM-liiga First All-Star Team (2016)
  • U20 SM-liiga Silver Medal (2016)
  • U20 WJC Gold Medal (2016)
  • U18 WJC Silver Medal (2015)
  • U20 SM-liiga Bronze Medal (2015)
  • U18 SM-sarja Silver Medal (2013, 2014)
  • U20 SM-liiga Champion (2014)
  • U16 SM-sarja Silver Medal (2013)
  • U16 Huippu-Pohjola Camp Roster (Blues) (2012)
  • U16 SM-sarja Champion (2012)
  • U16 Pohjola Camp Roster (Blues) (2011)

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