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Mattias Ekholm

Born:May 24, 1990Draft:2009 Predators, 102nd Overall
Hometown:Borlänge, SWEPosition:D
Known For:Shoots:Left
National Team:Sweden

Mattias Hans Ekholm (born 24 May 1990) is a Swedish ice hockey defenseman and alternate captain for the Nashville Predators in the National Hockey League (NHL). He was drafted 102nd overall, fourth round, in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft by the Predators.

Mattias Ekholm Predators
Mattias Ekholm, Nashville Predators Oct. 19, 2017 (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Mattias Ekholm Statistics

Deeper Dive

Achievements

  • Hlinka Memorial Gold Medal — 2007-08
  • HockeyAllsvenskan Most Assists by a Junior (21) — 2009-10
  • U20 WJC Best Plus/Minus (+10) — 2009-10
  • U20 WJC Bronze Medal — 2009-10
  • Elitserien Rookie of the Year — 2010-11
  • Elitserien Rookie of the Year Nominee (1 of 4) (Won) — 2010-11
  • Elitserien Champion — 2011-12
  • Elitserien Defenseman of the Year (Salming Trophy) — 2011-12
  • World Championship Bronze Medal — 2013-14
  • World Championship Top 3 Player on Team — 2013-14
  • World Championship Gold Medal — 2017-18

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