David Fredriksson
Born October 4, 1985 (1985-10-04) (age 24),

Jönköping, Sweden



6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)

224 lb (102 kg; 16 st 0 lb)

Position Winger
Shoots Left
SEL team HV71
NHL Draft 211th overall, 2004

St. Louis Blues

Playing career 2002–present

David Fredriksson (born October 4, 1985, in Jönköping, Sweden) is a Swedish ice hockey player, currently with HV71 in the Swedish elite league Elitserien.[1][2]

Playing career[edit | edit source]

Fredriksson, often called "Tuppen"[3] (The Rooster), started his playing career with HV71's youth team in 2001. In season 2005–06 he became a regular in HV71 but has been sidelined by injuries during 2007 and 2008.[4] In late January, 2009, he injured his hand, several tendons severed, when a skate ran over it during a training session. He will be out for the remainder of season 2008–09.[3]

Fredriksson has won the Swedish Championship twice, 2004 and 2008, both times with HV71. He was drafted by the St. Louis Blues in the seventh round of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft, 211th overall.

Awards[edit | edit source]

  • Swedish Champion with HV71 in 2004 and 2008.
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