Carl Soderberg
Carl Soderberg
Bruins - Center
NUMBER: 34
HEIGHT: 6' 3"
WEIGHT: 216
SHOOTS: Left
BIRTHDATE: 10/12/1985
AGE: 28
BIRTHPLACE: Malmö, SWE
DRAFTED: STL: 2004-49 overall
Traded to Boston by St. Louis for Hannu Toivonen, July 23, 2007.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2012-13: Signed a contract with the team on Apr. 8 at the conclusion of his Swedish season ... Had points in consecutive games Apr. 21-23 with two assists in those games ... Played his first NHL game on Apr. 20 vs. Pittsburgh and recorded his first NHL point with an assist on Apr. 21 vs. Florida ... Did not dress (coach's decision) for one game and missed four games as a non-roster player while waiting approval of his U.S. visa ... Played two scoreless post-season games, including his first career NHL playoff game on June 22 in Chicago, becoming just the second Bruin in team history to play his first NHL playoff game in a Stanley Cup Final (Richie Leduc, 1974 vs. Philadelphia).

EUROPE: Played ten seasons with Malmo in Sweden's Division I and II from 2003-2011 with 105- 183=298 totals in 332 games before moving to Linkoping for his final two European seasons ... Averaged nearly a point-per-game in his two years in Linkoping with45-50=95 totals in 96 games, including 31-29=60 totals in 54 games in his final season in 2012-13, which led the Swedish Elite League in goals and was second in points.

INTERNATIONAL: Played for Sweden in the 2005 World Junior Championships (4-2=6 totals with 4 PIM in six games).

TRANSACTIONS: St. Louis' second pick, 49th overall, in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft ... Traded to Boston by St. Louis for Hannu Toivonen, July 23, 2007.

ETC: Full name, Carl Johan Söderberg ... He and his wife Caroline were married this past summer ... Is just the second Bruin in club history to play his first career NHL playoff game in a Stanley Cup Final (Richie Leduc, 1974 vs. Philadelphia).

CONTRACT STATUS: Is in year two of a three-year contract with an NHL cap figure of $1,008,333.

NHL FIRSTS:
Game - Apr. 20, 2013 vs. Pittsburgh
Goal - None
Assist/Point - Apr. 21, 2013 vs. Florida