Fredrik Sjöström
Position Left/Right Wing
Shoots Left
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
217 lb (99 kg)
NHL Team
F. Teams
Calgary Flames
Phoenix Coyotes
New York Rangers
Nationality Sweden
Born May 6 1983 (1983-05-06) (age 37),
Färgelanda, SWE
NHL Draft 11th overall, 2001
Phoenix Coyotes
Pro Career 2000 – present

Fredrik Sjöström (born May 6, 1983) is a Swedish professional ice hockey winger currently playing for the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing careerEdit

Sjöström is a big but speedy forward who plays an intense physical game. He produced a lot of points in his junior years but at the senior level he has not had the same success. He started his elite career playing for Frölunda HC in Elitserien and after being drafted by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft with their first pick, 11th overall, he went overseas and played for the Calgary Hitmen in the Western Hockey League (WHL). It was not until the 2003–04 NHL season that Sjöström got to play with the Coyotes, scoring 13 points in 57 games in his first NHL season.

On July 13, 2006, Sjöström signed a new deal with the Coyotes. The contract was a one-way contract worth $1.5 million over two years.

On February 26, 2008, he was traded to the New York Rangers along with David LeNeveu and Josh Gratton for Marcel Hossa and Al Montoya. Sjöström played on the Rangers' fourth line, used as a checking line. On March 2, 2008, he scored his first goal as a Ranger, beating Antero Niittymäki of the Philadelphia Flyers with assists from Blair Betts and Marek Malík.

On July 1, 2009, he signed a two year deal worth $1.5 million with the Calgary Flames.

International playEdit

Sjöström played for Sweden in three world junior ice hockey championship. He made his debut for Sweden during the Euro Hockey Tour final against Finland, and was selected to play at the 2004 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships where Tre Kronor won a silver medal.

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2000–01 Frölunda HC SEL 312356 50002
2001–02 Calgary Hitmen WHL 5819315051 41128
2002–03 Calgary Hitmen WHL 6334437795 51344
2002–03 Springfield Falcons AHL 21010 620212
2003–04 Springfield Falcons AHL 170778
2003–04 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 57761322
2004–05 Utah Grizzlies AHL 8014243857
2005–06 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 756172342
2006–07 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 78991848
2007–08 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 511091914
2007–08 New York Rangers NHL 182028 100112
2008–09 New York Rangers NHL 79761330 70110
WHL Totals 1215374127146 924612
AHL Totals 9915314665 620212
NHL Totals 358414788164 170222


Year Team Event GP G A Pts PIM
2001 Sweden Jr. WJC 712316
2001 Sweden Jr. WJC U18 63364
2002 Sweden Jr. WJC 70004
2003 Sweden Jr. WJC 401114
2004 Sweden WC 90006
Junior Int' totals 356222844

External links Edit

Official Website

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