Boston Bruins
Boston Bruins
Anton Blidh
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AntonBlidh
POSITION: Left Wing
HEIGHT: 6' 0"
SHOOTS: Left
WEIGHT: 201
BIRTHDATE: 03/14/1995
AGE: 20
BIRTHPLACE: Molnlycke, SWE
DRAFTED: BOS: 2013-180 overall

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

EUROPE: Played the last four seasons in Sweden, advancing from their Under-18 team to a Junior league for one-plus seasons and on to the Elite League ... Played the 2011-12 season with the Frolunda U-18 club with 32 points in 38 games ... Joined Frolunda's junior team for 2012-13 and the start of 2013-14 with 28-24=52 totals and 100 penalty minutes in 70 combined games ... Also played part of the 2013-14 season with Karlskrona in Sweden's second division (1-1=2 totals in 11 games) before returning to Frolunda's top club where he had five assists in 24 contests ... Played his first full Elite League season in 2014-15, scoring five goals in 48 games.

TRANSACTIONS: Boston's fifth pick, 180th overall, in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.

ETC.: Full name, Matz Anton Blidh ... Single ... Twitter, @bliddan.

CONTRACT STATUS: Is in year one of a three-year entry level contract.