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Niklas Svedberg
Niklas Svedberg
Goaltender
(NIHK-luhs SVEHD-buhrg)
Number: 72
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 176
Catches: Left
Born: Sep 4, 1989
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 y - FLA 82 47 26 9 239 203 103
2 x - TBL 82 46 31 5 227 201 97
3 x - DET 82 41 30 11 211 224 93
4 BOS 82 42 31 9 240 230 93
5 OTT 82 38 35 9 236 247 85
6 MTL 82 38 38 6 221 236 82
7 BUF 82 35 36 11 201 222 81
8 TOR 82 29 42 11 198 246 69

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
P. Bergeron 80 32 36 12 68
L. Eriksson 82 30 33 13 63
D. Krejci 72 17 46 4 63
B. Marchand 77 37 24 21 61
R. Spooner 80 13 36 -9 49
T. Krug 81 4 40 9 44
M. Beleskey 80 15 22 6 37
Z. Chara 80 9 28 12 37
J. Hayes 75 13 16 -12 29
D. Pastrnak 51 15 11 3 26
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
T. Rask 31 22 8 .915 2.56
J. Gustavsson 11 9 1 .908 2.72
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