Morten Madsen
Position Centre
Shoots Left
6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
185 lb (84 kg)
SEL Team
F. Teams
Modo Hockey
Frölunda HC
Nationality Flag of Denmark Danish
Born January 16 1987 (1987-01-16) (age 32),
Rødovre, Denmark
NHL Draft 122nd overall, 2005
Minnesota Wild
Pro Career 2005 – present

Morten Madsen (born January 16, 1987 in Rødovre, Denmark) is a Danish professional ice hockey player who has played more than 100 games in the AHL. He is currently playing with Modo Hockey in the Swedish elite league Elitserien.

Playing careerEdit

Morten Madsen was drafted by the Minnesota Wild in the 4th round, 122nd overall, in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. After being drafted, Madsen joined the Victoriaville Tigres of the QMJHL for the 2006–07 season. In his lone season in the QMJHL he registered 32 goals and 68 assists for 100 points in 62 games. In six playoff games with the Tigres he scored 3 goals and added 6 assists in six games. Before entering the QMJHL he played for Frölunda HC's junior team in Sweden. Prior to moving to Sweden he played junior hockey for Danish Rødovre Mighty Bulls as well as two games for Rødovre's senior team at the age of 15.

In 2007 Madsen signed a three-year contract with Minnesota Wild in NHL but only got to play with the Houston Aeros in the AHL. After three seasons with Houston he signed a try-out contract with Modo Hockey in the Swedish Elitserien.

Career statisticsEdit

Regular Season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2002–03 Rødovre DEN 2 0 0 0 0
2005–06 Frölunda HC SEL 5 0 0 0 2
2006–07 Victoriaville Tigres QMJHL 62 32 68 100 86 6 3 6 9 4
2007–08 Houston Aeros AHL 50 3 17 20 18 3 1 0 1 0
2007–08 Texas Wildcatters ECHL 5 0 0 0 0
2008–09 Houston Aeros AHL 56 6 16 22 33
AHL Totals 106 9 33 42 51 3 1 0 1 0

International play Edit

Madsen was a member of Team Denmark at the 2006 World Championships in Riga, Latvia. He would play in three games without registering a point.

In December 2006, Madsen played a key role as the Danish team, playing on home ice in Odense, gained promotion from the World Junior Ice Hockey Championships Pool I to the top flight for the first time ever. Madsen was the top scorer for the Danish team, notching 2 goals and 7 assists in 5 games.

In 2007, Madsen was once again a member of Team Denmark at the 2007 World Championships in Moscow, Russia. He played in 5 games scoring one goal.

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