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Alexander Wennberg

Alexander Wennberg  #41

NUMBER: 41 BIRTHDATE: September 22, 1994  (AGE 21)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Stockholm, Sweden
WEIGHT: 197 DRAFTED: CBJ / 2013 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (14th overall)    Prospect Bio
Last Game: Won 64% of face-offs (7-of-11) on 16:01 of ice time on 10/3 vs. NSH (preseason). 2014-15: Led CBJ rookies in assists and games played and ranked 2nd in goals and points with 4-16-20 in 68 games... Collected 2-7-9 over final 11 games of the season and was +9 in his last 24 games... Scored 1st NHL goal on 12/22 vs. NSH (Pekka Rinne)... Recorded 1st NHL point (assist) in NHL debut on 10/9 at BUF. Career: Completed rookie campaign in the SHL with Frolunda HC, finishing 2nd on club with 16 goals in 2013-14... Was a finalist for the league s Rookie of the Year award... Made 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 6 games in 2013... Won silver medal with Team Sweden at IIHF World U18 Championships, recording 3-6-9 in 6 games in 2011-12.
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He plays the way that we want to play and he's a leader on the ice. It's those components we feel were the dynamic of what we wanted in our captain.

— Devils coach John Hynes on defenseman Andy Greene, who was named captain Thursday
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