Mathias Tjärnqvist

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Mathias Tjärnqvist
Mathias Tjärnqvist 2012-03-31 01.jpg
Born (1979-04-15) April 15, 1979 (age 35)
Umeå, SWE
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 196 lb (89 kg; 14 st 0 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shoots Left
SEL team
Former teams
Rögle BK
Djurgårdens IF
Dallas Stars
HV71
Phoenix Coyotes
NHL Draft 96th overall, 1999
Dallas Stars
Playing career 1997–present

Mathias Tjärnqvist (born April 15, 1979 in Umeå, Sweden) is a professional ice hockey forward currently playing for Rögle BK of Elitserien. His older brother, Daniel Tjärnqvist, is a defenceman for Djurgårdens IF.

Playing career[edit]

Tjärnqvist was drafted by the Dallas Stars with the 96th overall, third round pick in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft. During the 2004–05 NHL lockout, Tjärnqvist played with HV 71 in the Elitserien along with fellow NHL'ers Manny Malhotra, Jonathan Cheechoo, and Bryan McCabe. On February 12, 2007, he was traded to the Phoenix Coyotes, along with a first round pick in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft, for Ladislav Nagy.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1996–97 Rögle BK SWE-1 15 1 4 5 4
1997–98 Rögle BK SWE-1 31 12 11 23 30 4 2 0 2 6
1998–99 Rögle BK SWE-1 34 18 16 34 44
1999–00 Djurgårdens IF SEL 50 12 12 24 20 13 3 2 5 16
2000–01 Djurgårdens IF SEL 47 11 8 19 53 16 1 2 3 6
2001–02 Djurgårdens IF SEL 6 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 2
2002–03 Djurgårdens IF SEL 38 11 13 24 30 9 4 1 5 12
2003–04 Utah Grizzlies AHL 60 15 13 28 51
2003–04 Dallas Stars NHL 18 1 1 2 2
2004–05 HV 71 SEL 46 8 9 17 18
2005–06 Iowa Stars AHL 34 17 12 29 28 1 0 0 0 0
2005–06 Dallas Stars NHL 33 2 4 6 18
2006–07 Iowa Stars AHL 2 1 1 2 0
2006–07 Dallas Stars NHL 18 1 3 4 4
2006–07 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 26 5 4 9 2
2007–08 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 78 4 7 11 34
2008–09 Rögle BK SEL 40 11 10 21 16
2009–10 Djurgårdens IF SEL 18 2 2 4 8 16 1 2 3 8
2010–11 Djurgårdens IF SEL 43 17 6 23 18 7 2 2 4 2
SEL totals 288 72 61 132 167 63 11 9 20 46
NHL totals 173 13 19 32 60

International play[edit]

Mathias Tjärnqvist
Medal record
Competitor for  Sweden
Ice hockey
World Championships
Silver 2003 Helsinki Ice hockey
Silver 2004 Prague Ice hockey

Played for Sweden in:

International statistics[edit]

Year Team Comp GP G A Pts PIM
1999 Sweden WJC 6 1 4 5 4
2003 Sweden WC 9 1 1 2 4
2004 Sweden WC 9 0 0 0 4
Junior int'l totals 6 1 4 5 4
Senior int'l totals 18 1 1 2 8

See also[edit]

Notable families in the NHL

References[edit]

  1. ^ Grossman, Evan (2007). "Stars pay the price for Nagy". NHL.com. Retrieved 2007-02-12. [dead link]

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