|Born||11 June 1998,|
|5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
169 lb (77 kg; 12 st 1 lb)
|NHL team (P)
Luleå HF (SHL)
|NHL Draft||166th overall, 2018|
Jesper Sellgren (born June 11, 1998) is a Swedish professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing for Luleå HF in the Swedish Hockey League (SHL) on loan as a prospect to the Carolina Hurricanes of the National Hockey League (NHL). Sellgren was selected in the sixth round, 166th overall, of the 2018 NHL Entry Draft by the Hurricanes.
Playing career[edit | edit source]
Following the conclusion of the 2017–18 season, his second Allsvenskan season, Sellgren left his hometown team to sign a two-year contract with Luleå HF on March 28, 2018. During the 2018 NHL Entry Draft, Sellgren was selected in the sixth round, 166th overall, by the Carolina Hurricanes.
With Luleå HF during the 2018–19 season, Sellgren recorded 15 points in 52 games. At the conclusion of Luleå's season, Sellgren signed a professional tryout (PTO) with the Hurricanes' American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Charlotte Checkers. On 28 May 2019, the Hurricanes signed Sellgren to a three-year, entry-level contract.
Career statistics[edit | edit source]
Regular season and playoffs[edit | edit source]
|Competitor for Sweden|
|World Junior Championships|
|Silver||2018 United States|
|IIHF World U18 Championship|
|Silver||2016 United States|
International[edit | edit source]
Awards and honours[edit | edit source]
|Calder Cup (Charlotte Checkers)||2019|||
References[edit | edit source]
- Canes pick Swedish defenseman Jesper Sellgren in 6th round. canescountry.com (2018-06-23). Retrieved on 2018-06-23.
- Four new players to Lulea Hockey (Swedish). Luleå HF (2018-03-28). Retrieved on 2018-03-28.
- Jesper Sellgren - SHL.se.
- Canes draft pick Jesper Sellgren joins Checkers on PTO. Retrieved on 5 May 2019.
- Canes Sign Sellgren to Entry-Level Contract. Retrieved on 28 May 2019.
- Check and Mate! Charlotte wins Calder Cup. American Hockey League (June 8, 2019). Retrieved on June 8, 2019.
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