November 24, 1992 |
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||198 lb (90 kg; 14 st 2 lb)|
|NHL team (P)
Binghamton Senators (AHL)
|NHL Draft||126th overall, 2011
|Competitor for Sweden|
|World Junior Championships|
Fredrik Claesson (born 24 November 1992) is a Swedish professional ice hockey player currently playing in the Ottawa Senators (NHL) organization. He was drafted by the Senators in the fifth round (126th overall) of the 2011 NHL draft.
Claesson began playing hockey in Haninge HC, and later moved on to Hammarby IF, to play in Hammarby's youth organization. He also made two appearances in the club's senior team in the Swedish second division league HockeyAllsvenskan, during the 2007–08 season. Claesson moved to Stockholm rival Djurgården for the 2008–09, where he played in Djurgården's J18 and J20 teams. He also represented team Stockholm at the 2008 TV-pucken.
Claesson made his Elitserien debut in the Djurgården's first league game of the season on 16 September 2010 against HV71. He signed a two-year extension with Djurgården in October 2010. He scored his first Elitserien goal on 11 December 2010 away against Modo Hockey.
Regular season and playoffs
- "Fredrik Claesson". senators.nhl.com. Ottawa Senators. Retrieved 13 September 2011.
- "6. Fredrik Claesson". swehockey.se (in Swedish). Swedish Ice Hockey Association. Retrieved 13 September 2011.
- Uhlin, Daniel (16 September 2010). "Pangstart på säsongen 2010-11". difhockey.se (in Swedish). Djurgårdens IF Hockey. Retrieved 29 April 2011.
- Peterson, Jimmy (22 October 2010). "DIF skriver kontrakt med Claesson". difhockey.se (in Swedish). Djurgårdens IF Hockey. Retrieved 13 September 2011.
- "Modo sjunker allt djupare". Örnsköldsviks Allehanda (in Swedish). TT. Retrieved 29 April 2011.
- Uhlin, Daniel (11 December 2010). "Rättvisan segrade mot Modo". difhockey.se (in Swedish). Djurgårdens IF Hockey. Retrieved 29 April 2011.
- Claesson jumping pond to start Senators career http://senators.nhl.com/club/news.htm?id=631350
- Fredrik Claesson's career statistics at EliteProspects.com
- Fredrik Claesson's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
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