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Alexander Wennberg  #41

NUMBER: 41 BIRTHDATE: September 22, 1994  (AGE 20)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Stockholm, Sweden
WEIGHT: 190 DRAFTED: CBJ / 2013 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (14th overall)    Prospect Bio
2014-15: Posted GDG 3/13 vs. EDM and 3/18 at EDM... Had points in two-straight games (0-3-3) 2/17-19... Scored first NHL goal 12/22 vs. NSH... Posted 0-3-3 in six games with Springfield at time of recall on 12/19... Recorded first NHL point (assist) on 17:44 TOI in NHL debut 10/9 at BUF. 2013-14: Completed rookie campaign in the Swedish Hockey League with Frolunda HC, finishing second on the club with 16 goals... Added 1-0-1 in seven playoff games... Was a finalist for the league s Rookie of the Year award. Career: Made the jump to Sweden s HockeyAllsvenskan, recording 14-18-21 in 46 games in 2012-13... Won silver medal with Team Sweden at IIHF World Junior Championships, tallying 2-1-3 in six tournament appearances in 2013... Won silver medal with Team Sweden at IIHF World U18 Championships, recording 3-6-9 in six tournament appearances in 2011-12.
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We have no doubt how he can play. You don't, with four teams that are left, you're not getting here without good goaltending. All great goalies left, and [Bishop] is a top-tier goaltender in this league and he's shown it.

— Lightning coach Jon Cooper on goalie Ben Bishop, who shut out the Rangers in Game 5