JESPER BOQVIST
European Skater - Brynas, SWEDEN
Final Rank:10Midterm Rank:11
Position:CenterShoots:Left
Height:6' 0"Weight:179
Born:October 30, 1998Hometown:Hedemora, Sweden
Born in:Falun, SWE
Drafted: 2017: NJD (2nd Round / 36th Overall) 

• The 2016-17 season saw Boqvist collect 0-6—6 in the regular season with Brynas of the Swedish Hockey League (16 GP) and 1-0—1 in the postseason (10 GP) to help the club reach the playoff final. Boqvist also registered 10-5—15 with the junior club (15 GP) and was loaned to Timra in the second division where he registered 3-9—12 in 19 games.

• In 2015-16, Boqvist made his debut in the top league with Brynas (0-1—1 in 8 GP) and led the North Division in points with the junior club (23-35—58 in 38 GP).

• Internationally, Boqvist represented Sweden in their silver-medal entries at the 2016 Under-18 World Championship (2-1—3 in 7 GP) and the 2015 Ivan Hlinka Memorial (0-1—1 in 5 GP).

• His younger brother, Adam, plays for Brynas’ junior club and is a prospect eligible for the 2018 NHL Draft.

• Models his style of play after Capitals forward Evgeny Kuznetsov.

STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2018-2019BRYNASSWEDEN5113223514
2017-2018BRYNASSWEDEN23310132
2017-2018SWEDEN (2018 WJC Championships)NATOUR61012
2017-2018SWEDEN (2017 WORLD JUNIOR SUMMER SHOWCASE)NACAMP52020
2017-2018BRYNAS JR.SWEDEN-JR.40552
2016-2017TIMRASWEDEN-21939120
2016-2017BRYNASSWEDEN160662
2016-2017BRYNAS JR.SWEDEN-JR.15105156
2016-2017SWE U20 (5-Nations tournament in Zuchwil 2017)ITLTOUR44480
2015-2016BRYNAS JR.SWEDEN-JR.382335588
2015-2016BRYNASSWEDEN80112
2015-2016SWE (2016 IIHF U18 World Championship)ITLTOUR72132
2015-2016BRYNAS U18SWE-JR. U1852464
2015-2016SWE U18 (Ivan Hlinka Memorial 2015)ITLTOUR50114
2015-2016SWE U18 (5 Nations Tournament - Rauma 2016)ITLTOUR30000
2014-2015BRYNAS U18SWE-JR. U183731376818
2014-2015BRYNAS JR.SWEDEN-JR.71120