Anton Blidh

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Anton Blidh
Anton Blidh - Boston Bruins.jpg
Blidh in September 2015.
Born (1995-03-14) March 14, 1995 (age 21)
Mölnlycke, Sweden
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 201 lb (91 kg; 14 st 5 lb)
Position Winger
Shoots Left
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Former teams
Boston Bruins
Providence Bruins (AHL)
Frölunda HC
NHL Draft 180th overall, 2013
Boston Bruins
Playing career 2013–present

Anton Blidh (born March 14, 1995) is a Swedish professional ice hockey forward currently playing for the Providence Bruins in the American Hockey League (AHL) as a prospect to the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League (NHL). Blidh was selected by the Bruins in the 6th round (180th overall) of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing career[edit]

Blidh in 2014.

Blidh made his Swedish Hockey League debut playing with Frölunda HC during the 2013–14 SHL season.[1]

On May 29, 2015, Blidh was signed to a three-year entry-level contract with the Boston Bruins.[2] In his first North American season in 2015–16, Blidh was assigned to AHL affiliate, the Providence Bruins.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2012–13 Frölunda HC J20 43 17 10 27 80 6 1 2 3 0
2013–14 Frölunda HC J20 27 11 14 25 20
2013–14 Frölunda HC SHL 24 0 5 5 2 6 1 2 3 0
2013–14 Karlskrona HK Allsv 11 1 1 2 6
2014–15 Frölunda HC J20 1 1 1 2 2
2014–15 Frölunda HC SHL 48 5 0 5 26 13 1 0 1 4
2015–16 Providence Bruins AHL 65 10 4 14 48
SHL totals 72 5 5 10 28 19 2 2 4 4

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2013 Sweden WJC18 5th 5 1 0 1 0
2015 Sweden WJC 4th 7 1 2 3 4
Junior totals 12 2 2 4 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Frölunda HC 2013–14 player statistics". eliteprospects.com. 2014-04-15. Retrieved 2014-04-15. 
  2. ^ "Bruins sign Anton Blidh to entry-level contract". Boston Bruins. 2015-05-29. Retrieved 2015-05-29. 

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