Nils Lundkvist

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#13

  • DOB: 7/27/2000
  • Ht: 5-10
  • Wt: 187
  • Hometown: Piteå, SWE
  • Drafted: 1st round (28th) in 2018 (NYR)

Career Notes: 2021-22: Made NHL debut w/ NY Rangers on 10/14/21 V. Dallas Stars. Scored first NHL goal on 12/8/21 V. Colorado Avalanche. Assigned to AHL Hartford on 1/11/22…2020-21: Skated in 52 games w/ Lulea HF (SHL), scoring career-high 32 points (14 g, 18 a). Named SHL Defenseman of the Year (Salming Trophy). Led all SHL defensemen in goals w/ 15. Represented Sweden at 2021 IIHF World Championship (0-5-5, 3 GP). His five assists led all defensemen in assists during tournament.…2019-20: Led SHL in both assists (20) and points (31) by a junior player. Won IIHF World Junior (U20) Bronze Medal w/ Team Sweden. Name the SHL’s Best Junior by EliteProspects.com... 2018-19: Played rookie SHL season w/ Lulea HF, scoring ten points (3 g, 7 a) in 41 games....2017-18: Won U18 WJC Bronze Medal w/ Team Sweden (0 g, 2 a, 7 GP). Appeared in 28 SHL games, scoring 2 g, 3 a. Named best defenseman in J20 SuperElit (Sweden)...Misc.: Selected 28th overall by the Rangers in the first round of the 2018 NHL Entry Draft. Signed ELC w/ NYR on 6/3/21.

 

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