Jesper Fast

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Jesper Fast
Jesper Fast - New York Rangers.jpg
Born (1991-12-02) December 2, 1991 (age 23)
Nässjö, Sweden
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 176 lb (80 kg; 12 st 8 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Former teams
New York Rangers
Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL)
HV71
NHL Draft 157th overall, 2010
New York Rangers
Playing career 2009–present

Jesper Fast (formerly Fasth; born December 2, 1991), is a Swedish professional ice hockey forward currently playing with the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League (NHL). Fast was drafted by the Rangers in the sixth round (157th overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

Internationally, he also represented Sweden in the 2011 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.[1] Fast tied for the team lead with four goals, and also had two assists in six games, as Sweden took 4th place in the tournament.[2]

On May 29, 2012, the New York Rangers announced the signing of Fast to a three-year entry level contract.[3]

After making the Rangers opening night roster for the 2014–15 season, on October 17, 2014, Fast was sent, along with teammate J. T. Miller, to the Rangers' AHL affiliate, the Hartford Wolf Pack.[4]

Fast scored his first NHL goal on November 29, 2014 against Ray Emery of the Philadelphia Flyers.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2008–09 HV71 J20 37 7 7 14 16 7 2 1 3 6
2009–10 HV71 J20 37 23 26 49 10 3 0 2 2 0
2009–10 HV71 SEL 2 0 0 0 0
2010–11 HV71 J20 6 3 7 10 4 3 2 2 4 2
2010–11 HV71 SEL 36 7 9 16 6 3 0 0 0 0
2011–12 HV71 SEL 21 5 11 16 4 5 2 1 3 0
2012–13 HV71 SEL 47 18 17 35 4
2012–13 Connecticut Whale AHL 1 1 0 1 2
2013–14 New York Rangers NHL 23 2 2 4 2 3 0 1 1 0
2013–14 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 48 17 17 34 30
SHL totals 106 30 37 67 14 8 2 1 3 0
NHL totals 23 2 2 4 2 3 0 1 1 0

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2011 Sweden WJC 4th 6 4 2 6 0
Junior totals 6 4 2 6 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kreider, Bourque make final USA cut". New York Rangers. Retrieved 2010-12-29. 
  2. ^ "2011 WJC Player Statistics by Team: SWE". iihf.com. Retrieved 2010-01-05. 
  3. ^ "Rangers Sign Fast, No Longer Fasth". Rangers Report. Retrieved 2012-05-29. 
  4. ^ Leonard, Pat (October 17, 2014). "NY Rangers recall center Chris Mueller, assign forwards J.T. Miller and Jesper Fast to AHL's Hartford Wolf Pack; Martin St. Louis moving back to wing". New York Daily News. Archived from the original on 2014-10-17. Retrieved 2014-10-17. 

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