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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 - MTL 82 50 22 10 214 184 110
2 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 259 206 108
3 x - DET 82 43 25 14 231 211 100
4 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 232 208 99
5 BOS 82 41 27 14 209 201 96
6 FLA 82 38 29 15 198 213 91
7 TOR 82 30 44 8 206 257 68
8 BUF 82 23 51 8 153 269 54

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
P. Bergeron 81 23 32 2 55
L. Eriksson 81 22 25 1 47
M. Lucic 81 18 26 13 44
C. Soderberg 82 13 31 10 44
B. Marchand 77 24 18 5 42
D. Hamilton 72 10 32 -3 42
R. Smith 81 13 27 7 40
T. Krug 78 12 27 13 39
D. Krejci 47 7 24 7 31
C. Kelly 80 7 21 6 28
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
T. Rask 34 21 13 .922 2.30
N. Svedberg 7 5 1 .918 2.33
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