Fredrik Claesson
Born (1992-11-24)24 November 1992,
Stockholm, Sweden
Height
Weight
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
198 lb (90 kg; 14 st 2 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
F. teams
Ottawa Senators
Binghamton Senators (AHL)
Djurgårdens IF
NHL Draft 126th overall, 2011
Ottawa Senators
Playing career 2010–present
Medal record
Competitor for Flag of Sweden.png Sweden
Ice hockey
World Junior Championships
Gold 2012 Calgary

Fredrik Claesson (born 24 November 1992) is a Swedish professional ice hockey player currently playing in the Ottawa Senators (NHL) organization. He was drafted by the Senators in the fifth round (126th overall) of the 2011 NHL draft.[1]

Playing career[edit | edit source]

Claesson began playing hockey in Haninge HC, and later moved on to Hammarby IF, to play in Hammarby's youth organization.[2] He also made two appearances in the club's senior team in the Swedish second division league HockeyAllsvenskan, during the 2007–08 season. Claesson moved to Stockholm rival Djurgården for the 2008–09, where he played in Djurgården's J18 and J20 teams. He also represented team Stockholm at the 2008 TV-pucken.

Claesson made his Elitserien debut in the Djurgården's first league game of the season on 16 September 2010 against HV71.[3] He signed a two-year extension with Djurgården in October 2010.[4] He scored his first Elitserien goal on 11 December 2010 away against Modo Hockey.[5][6]

Claesson signed a three-year entry level contract with the Ottawa Senators on 10 May 2012. He began the 2012–13 season with the Senators American Hockey League affiliate, the Binghamton Senators.[7] In June 2015, Claesson re-signed with the Senators on a one-year, two-way contract.[8] Claesson made his NHL debut on 30 December 2015 at Ottawa versus 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
2007–08 Hammarby IF Swe.1 2 0 0 0 0
2008–09 Djurgårdens IF J20 7 0 0 0 0
2009–10 Djurgårdens IF J20 22 0 4 4 18
2010–11 Djurgårdens IF J20 18 2 3 5 6 5 0 1 1 0
2010–11 Djurgårdens IF SEL 35 2 0 2 6 7 0 1 1 0
2011–12 Djurgårdens IF SEL 47 1 6 7 8
2012–13 Binghamton Senators AHL 70 3 8 11 51 3 0 1 1 2
2013–14 Binghamton Senators AHL 75 3 26 29 39 4 0 0 0 4
2014–15 Binghamton Senators AHL 76 4 15 19 42
2015–16 Binghamton Senators AHL 55 3 7 10 50
2015–16 Ottawa Senators NHL 16 0 2 2 2
2016–17 Ottawa Senators NHL 33 3 8 11 4
2016–17 Binghamton Senators AHL 9 0 1 1 2
NHL totals 49 3 10 13 6

International[edit | edit source]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2010 Sweden WJC18 Silver medal icon.svg 6 0 1 1 0
2012 Sweden WJC Gold medal icon.svg 6 0 0 0 0
Junior totals 12 0 1 1 0

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Fredrik Claesson. senators.nhl.com. Ottawa Senators. Retrieved on 13 September 2011.
  2. 6. Fredrik Claesson (Swedish). swehockey.se. Swedish Ice Hockey Association. Retrieved on 13 September 2011.
  3. Uhlin, Daniel (16 September 2010). Pangstart på säsongen 2010-11 (Swedish). difhockey.se. Djurgårdens IF Hockey. Retrieved on 29 April 2011.
  4. Peterson, Jimmy (22 October 2010). DIF skriver kontrakt med Claesson (Swedish). difhockey.se. Djurgårdens IF Hockey. Retrieved on 13 September 2011.
  5. "Modo sjunker allt djupare", Örnsköldsviks Allehanda. Retrieved on 29 April 2011. (Swedish) 
  6. Uhlin, Daniel (11 December 2010). Rättvisan segrade mot Modo (Swedish). difhockey.se. Djurgårdens IF Hockey. Retrieved on 29 April 2011.
  7. Claesson jumping pond to start Senators career. Ottawa Senators.
  8. Ottawa Senators (11 June 2015). News Release: Senators agree to terms with defenceman Fredrik Claesson on a one-year, two-way contract extension. Press release.

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