Adam Boqvist
Born (2000-08-15)15 August 2000,
Falun, Sweden
Height
Weight
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
181 lb (82 kg; 12 st 13 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right
NHL team
F. teams
Chicago Blackhawks
Brynäs IF
NHL Draft 8th overall, 2018
Chicago Blackhawks
Playing career 2017–present

Adam Boqvist (born 15 August 2000) is a Swedish professional ice hockey defenceman for the Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected eighth overall by the Blackhawks in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing career[edit | edit source]

Boqvist made his Swedish Hockey League debut with Brynäs IF on 21 September 2017.[1]

Following the 2018 NHL Entry Draft, where he was selected eight overall, Boqvist signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Chicago Blackhawks.[2][3] On 5 July 2018, the London Knights of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) announced that Boqvist would join the team for the 2018–19 season.[4] Boqvist scored his first NHL career goal in a 3–2 win over the Anaheim Ducks on 3 November 2019.[5][6]

Personal life[edit | edit source]

Adam's older brother Jesper Boqvist is a centre for the New Jersey Devils.

Career statistics[edit | edit source]

Regular season and playoffs[edit | edit source]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2015–16 Brynäs IF J18 17 3 6 9 2
2016–17 Brynäs IF J18 8 8 6 14 2
2016–17 Brynäs IF J20 18 4 12 16 10 2 0 0 0 0
2017–18 Brynäs IF J20 25 14 10 24 18 3 3 2 5 29
2017–18 Brynäs IF SHL 15 0 1 1 4 3 0 0 0 0
2017–18 Almtuna IS Allsv 7 0 2 2 2
2018–19 London Knights OHL 54 20 40 60 12 11 10 3 13 6
2019–20 Rockford IceHogs AHL 15 1 5 6 10
2019–20 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 41 4 9 13 6 8 0 0 0 4
SHL totals 15 0 1 1 4 3 0 0 0 0
NHL totals 41 4 9 13 6 8 0 0 0 4
Medal record
Competitor for Flag of Sweden.png Sweden
Ice hockey
IIHF World U18 Championship
Bronze 2018 Russia

International[edit | edit source]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2016 Sweden U17 Gold medal icon.svg 6 4 0 4 6
2017 Sweden U18 4th 6 0 0 0 0
2017 Sweden IH18 Bronze medal icon.svg 5 1 7 8 0
2018 Sweden U18 Bronze medal icon.svg 6 3 3 6 2
2019 Sweden WJC 5th 5 1 3 4 0
Junior totals 28 9 13 22 8

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Passa på att njuta – han är en superback (sv-SE) (21 September 2017). Retrieved on 21 September 2017.
  2. RELEASE: Blackhawks agree to terms with Boqvist (1 July 2018). Retrieved on 6 January 2020.
  3. Blackhawks sign first-round pick Adam Boqvist to entry-level deal (1 July 2018). Retrieved on 5 July 2018.
  4. "Blackhawks top pick Adam Boqvist leaving Sweden to play for OHL's London Knights", Chicago Tribune, 5 July 2018. Retrieved on 5 July 2018. 
  5. Adam Boqvist Scores First Career NHL Goal for Blackhawks (3 November 2019). Retrieved on 6 January 2020.
  6. Blackhawks vs. Ducks - Game Recap - November 3, 2019 (3 November 2019). Retrieved on 6 January 2020.

External links[edit | edit source]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Henri Jokiharju
Chicago Blackhawks first round draft pick
2018
Succeeded by
Nicolas Beaudin


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