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William Eklund

Born:October 12, 2002Draft:2021 Sharks 7th Overall
Hometown:Haninge, SwedenPosition:Center/Left Wing
Known For:Shoots:Left
National Team:SwedenCurrent Team:Djurgårdens IF (SHL)

William Eklund (born October 12, 2002) is a Swedish ice hockey forward for Djurgårdens IF of the Swedish Hockey League (SHL) on loan as a prospect to the San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League (NHL). Eklund is the son of retired ice hockey player Christian Eklund, who also played for Djurgården.

William Eklund San Jose Sharks
William Eklund, San Jose Sharks (Photo by Bob Kupbens/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

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Achievements

  • Hlinka Gretzky Cup Bronze Medal (2019)
  • SHL Rookie of the Year (2021)
  • Swedish Junior Player of the Year (2021)
  • NHL E.J. McGuire Award of Excellence (2021)

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