Patric Hornqvist

Patric Hornqvist  #72

Pittsburgh Penguins  Right Wing
NUMBER: 72 BIRTHDATE: January 1, 1987  (AGE 28)
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Sollentuna, Sweden
WEIGHT: 189 DRAFTED: NSH / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 7th   (230th overall)
Averages .78 points-per-game with Pittsburgh in 2014-15 compared to his .60 points-per-game average while with NSH from 2008-14. Has 6 PTS (4G-2A) in his last 5 games. Is 1st among PIT wingers with 19 goals. Ranks 3rd on PIT with 168 shots. His 39 points are 4th on the PIT. 30 (15G-15A) of his 39 PTS have come against the Eastern Conference. Has hit the 30 point-plateau for the 2nd consecutive season and 5th time in the last 6 years. Appeared in his 400th career game Feb. 1 vs. NSH - the team that drafted him. Had a career-long 5-game assist streak from Nov. 15-26 (5 total). Led all NSH FWD's with 6 GWGs and a career-high 31A and 53PTS (22G-31A) in 2013-14. Is 1 of only 3 players picked last overall (230th, 2005) to play 100 games and score 20 goals. Career Info: HIGHS: G: 2 A: 3 P: 3 SHOOTOUT NUMBERS w/PGH: 0 G, 1 Att, 0.0 Pct REGULAR-SEASON NUMBERS WITH PITTSBURGH: 50GP 19G-20A-39PTS PPG: 41 SHG: 0
Signed as a free agent by Martigny (Swiss-2), October 2, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Djurgarden (Sweden-2), November 12, 2012. Traded to Pittsburgh by Nashville with Nick Spaling for James Neal, June 27, 2014.
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It's something that you don't really envision starting this way, but when you put the work in you don't feel like it's unwarranted. You definitely don't envision it unfolding this way, but you do think you can be successful at this level.

— Senators goalie Andrew Hammond, who defeated the Jets on Wednesday to improve to 6-0-1 since making his first NHL start on Feb. 18