Niclas Bergfors
Position Right wing
Shoots Right
Nickname(s) "Nicke" or "Bergie"
Height
Weight
5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
195 lb (89 kg)
NHL Team
F. Teams
Atlanta Thrashers
New Jersey Devils
Nationality Flag of Sweden Swedish
Born (1987-03-07)March 7, 1987,
Södertälje, SWE
NHL Draft 23rd overall, 2005
New Jersey Devils
Pro Career 2004 – present

Niclas Bergfors (born March 7, 1987 in Södertälje, Sweden) is a Swedish professional ice hockey player currently playing for the Atlanta Thrashers of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was drafted by the New Jersey Devils in the first round, 23rd overall, at the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing career[edit | edit source]

Bergfors was drafted as 23rd overall in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft by the New Jersey Devils. In 2004–05, Bergfors played for Södertälje SK of Sweden. Bergfors played on Team Sweden in the 2006 World Junior Hockey Championship and was also selected in the 2005 CHL Import Draft by the St. John's Fog Devils, but only played in pre-season for them before being re-assigned to Albany. He spent the 2006–07 season with the Lowell Devils of the American Hockey League (AHL).

On February 4, 2010, Bergfors was traded to the Atlanta Thrashers along with Johnny Oduya, Patrice Cormier and a 1st round draft pick in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft for Ilya Kovalchuk and Anssi Salmela.[1]

Career statistics[edit | edit source]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2004–05 Södertälje SK SEL 25 1 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0
2005–06 Albany River Rats AHL 65 17 23 40 10
2006–07 Lowell Devils AHL 60 13 19 32 8
2007–08 Lowell Devils AHL 66 12 15 27 22
2007–08 New Jersey Devils NHL 1 0 0 0 0
2008–09 Lowell Devils AHL 66 22 29 51 14
2008–09 New Jersey Devils NHL 8 1 0 1 0
2009–10 New Jersey Devils NHL 54 13 14 27 10
2009–10 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 27 8 9 17 0
AHL totals 257 64 86 152 54
NHL totals 90 22 23 45 10

Notes[edit | edit source]

  1. "Thrashers ship Kovalchuk to Devils for players, 1st rounder", The Sports Network, February 4, 2010. Retrieved on 5 February 2010. 

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