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Niklas Svedberg  #72

Boston Bruins  Goalie
NUMBER: 72 BIRTHDATE: September 4, 1989  (AGE 25)
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Sollentuna, Sweden
WEIGHT: 176
Catches: Left
2014-15: Dressed as backup the last 2 games after DND the previous 2 games ... Did not earn a decision in his last start, giving up 3 goals in 20 minutes of a 5-23 setback to DAL on 2/10 before being relieved by Tuukka Rask ... Had been 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: 40 ... Inj: 0 ... DND: 2 ... Shootouts: 0 GA/7 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) ... 4 of his 6 career NHL wins have come in OT or shootout including 3 of 5 this season while the other 2 have been by shutout
 
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