Pernilla Winberg

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Pernilla Winberg
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University of Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs forward Pernilla Winberg, Feb. 26, 2011
Born (1989-02-24) February 24, 1989 (age 26)
Malmö, Sweden
Height 5 ft 5 in (165 cm)
Weight 143 lb (65 kg; 10 st 3 lb)
Position Forward
Shoots Left
RKS team Linkopings HC
National team  Sweden
Playing career 2006–present

Pernilla Margareta Stephanie Winberg (born 24 February 1989) is an ice hockey player who plays forward position[1] for the Sweden women's national ice hockey team. She won a silver medal at the 2006 Winter Olympics. She scored the game-winning goal in the shootout against the American women in the semi final game, where she was Sweden's youngest national player. At the 2010 Winter Olympics, Winberg recorded an impressive five goals in the tournament including four against Slovakia and one against the powerhouse USA.

She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Duluth in 2013 and played for the Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs, five-time NCAA Division I national champions.

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