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Nils Höglander

Born:December 20, 2000Draft:2019 Canucks #40 Overall
Hometown:Bockträsk, SwedenPosition:LW/RW
Known For:Lacrosse GoalShootsLeft
National Team:Sweden

Nils Höglander (born 20 December 2000) is a Swedish professional ice hockey left winger for the Vancouver Canucks of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected in the second round, 40th overall, by the Canucks in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft.

He is also known for scoring two “lacrosse” (also known as “Michigan”) goals in two different matches in the SHL, thus claiming the SHL Goal of the Year twice.

Nils Hoglander Vancouver Canucks
Nils Hoglander, Vancouver Canucks (Photo by Andy Devlin/NHLI via Getty Images)

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Achievements

  • Two-time SHL Goal of the Year (2019, 2020)
  • Won a bronze medal with Team Sweden at the 2020 World Junior Championship
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