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Niklas Svedberg
Niklas Svedberg
Goaltender  - BOS
(NIHK-luhs SVEHD-buhrg)
Number: 72
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 176
Catches: Left
Born: Sep 4, 1989  (Age 25)
Birthplace: Sollentuna, Sweden
Hometown: Sollentuna, Sweden
Acquired: Signed by Boston as a free agent, May 29, 2012.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2013-14: Spent most of the season in Providence/AHL with a 25-15-4 record, 2.63 goals against average and .910 save percentage in 45 games with two shutouts ... Recalled on three occasions to Boston, Dec. 27 (backed up one game), Jan. 2 (1-0-0 in one game played) and Feb. 24-27 (backed up one game) ... Earned his first NHL win in his first NHL game/start on Jan. 2 vs. Nashville (3-2 overtime victory) ... Dressed as backup for two Boston games.

2012-13: Played his first pro season in Providence/AHL with a 37-8-2 record, 2.17 goals against average and four shutouts in 48 games ... His 37 wins were the second-most by a rookie goaltender in AHL history ... Was named to the AHL's All-Rookie Team, First All-Star Team and he was the first rookie since 1994-95 to win the Baz Bastien Award as the league's top goaltender ... Was the starting goaltender for the East Team in the AHL All-Star Game.

EUROPE: Played three full seasons in the Swedish Elite League with MoDo and Brynas with a 2.94 career goals against average in 64 games ... Enjoyed his best season in 2010-11 with Brynas with a 2.28 GAA and two shutouts in 21 games played ... Recorded a 1.70 GAA with 4 shutouts in 13 playoff games in 2011-12 while leading Brynas to their first league title since 1999.

TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Boston as a free agent, May 29, 2012.

ETC: Single.

CONTRACT STATUS: Is in year one of a one-year contract with an NHL cap figure of $600,000

NHL FIRSTS:
Game - Jan. 2, 2014 vs. Nashville
Win - Jan. 2, 2014 vs. Nashville
Shutout - None

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

ATLANTIC DIVISION
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 DET 48 28 11 9 144 123 65
2 TBL 49 30 15 4 158 131 64
3 MTL 46 30 13 3 126 108 63
4 BOS 48 25 16 7 126 121 57
5 FLA 45 20 15 10 111 127 50
6 TOR 49 22 23 4 143 152 48
7 OTT 46 19 18 9 126 128 47
8 BUF 48 14 31 3 90 171 31

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
P. Bergeron 47 11 21 7 32
C. Soderberg 48 10 21 7 31
L. Eriksson 47 11 18 9 29
D. Hamilton 48 8 18 2 26
B. Marchand 43 13 12 12 25
M. Lucic 47 9 16 7 25
T. Krug 44 9 15 6 24
R. Smith 48 9 14 5 23
D. Krejci 28 6 16 6 22
C. Kelly 46 5 16 6 21
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
N. Svedberg 5 5 0 .922 2.22
T. Rask 20 11 7 .919 2.35
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