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Alexander Wennberg
Alexander Wennberg.jpg
Position Centre
Shoots Left
Height
Weight
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
183 lb (83 kg)
NHL Team
F. Teams
Columbus Blue Jackets
Djurgårdens IF
Frölunda HC
Nationality Flag of Sweden Swedish
Born (1994-09-22)September 22, 1994,
Nacka, Sweden
NHL Draft 14th overall, 2013
Columbus Blue Jackets
Pro Career 2011 – present

|birth_place = Nacka, Sweden|draft = 14th overall|draft_year = 2013|draft_team = Columbus Blue Jackets|career_start = 2011}}Alexander Wennberg (born 22 September 1994) is a Swedish professional ice hockey player. He is currently playing with the Columbus Blue Jackets in the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing career

Wennberg was rated 5th out of all 2013 NHL Entry Draft eligible European skaters, and was selected by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the first round (14th overall) of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. He signed a three-year, entry level contract with the Blue Jackets in May 2014. In 2010–11 Wennberg joined the Djurgården U18 team, with 11 goals and 23 assists he excelled. The next year he moved up to the U20 team with Djurgården and also represented Sweden in the 2011 U19 World Junior A Challenge and 2012 U18 World Junior Championship tournaments. He also spent time with Djurgården's Elitserien team but did not appear in any games.[1]

Medal record
Ice hockey
Competitor for Flag of Sweden.png Sweden
World Junior Championships
Silver 2014 Malmö
Silver 2013 Ufa
World U18 Championships
Silver 2012 Brno

Career statistics

Regular season and playoffs

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2011–12 Djurgårdens IF J20 42 1 18 19 6 3 0 1 1 0
2011–12 Djurgårdens IF SHL 1 0 0 0 0
2012–13 Djurgårdens IF J20 2 1 1 2 0 1 0 1 1 0
2012–13 Djurgårdens IF Allsv 46 14 18 32 14 3 0 3 3 0
2013–14 Frölunda HC SHL 50 16 5 21 8 7 1 0 1 0
2014–15 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 68 4 16 20 22
2014–15 Springfield Falcons AHL 6 0 3 3 12
2015–16 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 69 8 32 40 2
NHL totals 137 12 48 60 24

International

Year Team Event Result   GP G A Pts PIM
2012 Sweden WJC18 Silver medal icon.svg 6 3 6 9 0
2013 Sweden WJC Silver medal icon.svg 6 2 1 3 0
2014 Sweden WJC Silver medal icon.svg 7 3 4 7 2
Junior totals 19 8 11 19 2

References

  1. Hockey's Future – History. Retrieved on 10 November 2014.

External links

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Ryan Murray
Columbus Blue Jackets first round draft pick
2013
Succeeded by
Kerby Rychel
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