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Niklas Svedberg

Niklas Svedberg  #72

NUMBER: 72 BIRTHDATE: September 4, 1989
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Sollentuna, Sweden
Catches: Left
2014-15: Did not earn decisions in his last 2 games played, a 31-minute relief appearance on 3/22 at TB and 40-minute relief stint on 3/28 vs NYR ... Has taken points out of his last 4 decisions w/a 2-1 SO loss vs BUF on 3/17 in his last start ... Recalled 2/9 from Providence/AHL, where he had been assigned on a conditioning stint on 1/30 (3-1-0 w/a 2.76 GAA in 4 AHL gp) ... Recorded his 2nd NHL shutout w/a 3-0 win vs. NJ on 1/8 (14 svs) ... Earned his 1st NHL shutout w/a 4-0 win in BUF on 10/18 (32 svs) ... Played his 1st game of the season with a 2-1 loss to COL on 10/13 w/the GWG scored w/.4 remaining in regulation (28 Svs) ... Shutouts: 2 Backup: 56 ... Inj: 0 ... DND: 2 ... Shootouts: 1 GA/9 SA Fun Facts: His 1st NHL shutout came in his 3rd NHL start which was the fastest by a Bruins goalie since Blaine Lacher did the same on 1/26/95 (1-0/OT vs NJ) ... 5 of his 8 career NHL wins have come in OT or shootout including 4 of 7 this season while 2 others have been by shutout
AHL All-Rookie Team (2013) AHL First All-Star Team (2013) Aldege "Baz" Bastien Memorial Award (AHL Outstanding Goaltender) (2013) Signed as a free agent by Boston, May 29, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Ufa (KHL), May 10, 2015.
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