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Niklas Svedberg

Born:Sept. 4, 1989Draft:Undrafted
Hometown:Sollentuna, SwedenPosition:Goalie
Known For:AHL All-Star GameShoots/Catches:Left
National Team:SwedenCurrent Team:Djurgårdens IF (SHL)

Niklas Svedberg (born 4 September 1989) is a Swedish professional ice hockey goaltender currently playing under contract with Djurgårdens IF of the Swedish Hockey League (SHL). He won a Swedish championship title in 2012 with Brynäs IF.

Svedberg went undrafted in the National Hockey League (NHL) before the Boston Bruins signed him on May 29, 2012. While playing in North America, he suited up for the Providence Bruins in the American Hockey League (AHL), winning the Baz Bastien Memorial Award as the league’s best goalie in 2013. In 19 NHL games, Svedberg posted a 9-5-1 record.

Svedberg makes a save for the Providence Bruins. (Photo Courtesy of Alan Sullivan/Providence Bruins)

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Achievements

  • TV-Pucken Bronze Medal (2006)
  • Elitserien Champion (2012)
  • AHL All-Rookie Team (2013)
  • AHL All-Star Game (2013)
  • AHL Best Goaltender – Baz Bastien Memorial Award (2013)
  • AHL First All-Star Team (2013)
  • AHL Rookie of the Month – March (2013)
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