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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 MTL 63 41 17 5 171 139 87
2 TBL 65 39 20 6 213 171 84
3 DET 61 35 15 11 180 159 81
4 BOS 62 31 22 9 165 161 71
5 FLA 64 28 23 13 156 181 69
6 OTT 61 27 23 11 173 166 65
7 TOR 64 26 33 5 173 195 57
8 BUF 64 19 40 5 123 215 43

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
P. Bergeron 61 18 26 4 44
L. Eriksson 61 14 21 2 35
R. Smith 62 12 23 11 35
B. Marchand 57 18 16 8 34
M. Lucic 61 13 21 11 34
D. Hamilton 62 10 24 0 34
C. Soderberg 62 10 24 6 34
T. Krug 58 11 20 6 31
D. Krejci 38 7 19 7 26
C. Kelly 60 7 19 8 26
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
T. Rask 25 16 9 .920 2.34
N. Svedberg 6 5 0 .917 2.39
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