|Born||14 March 1995,|
|6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
201 lb (91 kg; 14 st 5 lb)
|NHL Draft||180th overall, 2013|
Anton Blidh (born 14 March 1995) is a Swedish professional ice hockey forward for the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League (NHL). Blidh was selected by the Bruins in the sixth round (180th overall) of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.
Playing career[edit | edit source]
On 29 May 2015, Blidh was signed to a three-year entry-level contract with the Boston Bruins. In his first North American season in 2015–16, Blidh was assigned to Boston's AHL affiliate, the Providence Bruins.
In the 2016–17 season, on 3 December 2016, Blidh made his NHL debut with the Bruins in a 2–1 road game win over the Buffalo Sabres, achieving three shots on goal and four hits in his 10:12 of on-ice time. He scored his first career goal with the Bruins in a home-game loss to the New York Islanders on 20 December 2016.
On 1 May 2019, Blidh signed a two-year, two-way contract extension with the Boston Bruins.
Career statistics[edit | edit source]
Regular season and playoffs[edit | edit source]
International[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- Frölunda HC 2013–14 player statistics. eliteprospects.com (15 April 2014). Retrieved on 15 April 2014.
- Bruins sign Anton Blidh to entry-level contract. Boston Bruins (29 May 2015). Retrieved on 29 May 2015.
- Russo, Eric (4 December 2016). Blidh Brings Energy in NHL Debut. National Hockey League.
- Blidh notches first NHL goal in Bruins' loss (21 December 2018). Retrieved on 6 May 2018.
- Bruins Sign Anton Blidh To 2-Year, 2-Way Contract Extension (1 May 2019). Retrieved on 2 May 2019.
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