Björn Svensson

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Björn Svensson
BjörnSvenssonTimrå.jpg
Born (1986-06-16) June 16, 1986 (age 32)
Ljungby, Sweden
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 187 lb (85 kg; 13 st 5 lb)
Position Winger
Shoots Left
team
Former teams
Free Agent
Timra IK
HC Sierre
Modo Hockey
Malmö Redhawks
Färjestad BK
ERC Ingolstadt
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2003–present
Website BjornSvensson.se

Björn Svensson (born June 16, 1986) is a Swedish professional ice hockey forward, currently an unrestricted free agent who most recently played for ERC Ingolstadt in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL). He is the older brother of Magnus Pääjärvi-Svensson, who plays in the National Hockey League with the Ottawa Senators.

Svensson has played in the Swedish Hockey League with Timra IK, Modo Hockey, Malmö Redhawks and Färjestad BK. In the midst of the 2016–17 season with Färjestad BK, having appeared in 31 games and compiling just 6 points, Svensson left Sweden in agreeing to a contract for the remainder of the year with German club, ERC Ingolstadt of the DEL on January 13, 2017.[1] Svensson added 8 points in 16 games before suffering a preliminary playoff loss with Ingolstadt to the Fischtown Pinguins to conclude his tenure with ERC.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2001–02 Malmö Redhawks J20 2 0 0 0 0
2002–03 Malmö Redhawks J20 14 5 4 9 8
2003–04 Saskatoon Blades WHL 36 4 6 10 8
2004–05 Saskatoon Blades WHL 56 10 16 26 14 4 0 1 1 2
2005–06 Moose Jaw Warriors WHL 62 17 38 55 20 22 4 3 7 10
2006–07 Timrå IK SEL 55 6 10 16 30 7 1 0 1 27
2007–08 Timrå IK SEL 54 8 4 12 10 11 0 0 0 4
2008–09 Timrå IK SEL 45 8 14 22 20 7 1 4 5 0
2009–10 Timrå IK SEL 55 12 11 23 20 5 0 1 1 4
2010–11 Timrå IK SEL 55 4 14 18 20
2011–12 HC Sierre-Anniviers NLB 10 3 4 7 2
2011–12 Modo Hockey SEL 32 3 7 10 8 6 0 0 0 0
2012–13 Modo Hockey SEL 40 3 3 6 6 1 0 0 0 0
2013–14 Malmö Redhawks Allsv 52 18 18 36 22 8 0 1 1 2
2014–15 Malmö Redhawks Allsv 44 16 9 25 10 12 3 0 3 4
2015–16 Malmö Redhawks SHL 47 14 3 17 10
2016–17 Färjestad BK SHL 31 3 3 6 4
2016–17 ERC Ingolstadt DEL 16 2 6 8 0 2 1 0 1 0
SHL totals 414 61 69 130 128 37 2 5 7 35

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2005 Sweden WJC 6th 6 0 0 0 0
Junior totals 6 0 0 0 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Forward Bjorn Svensson comes to Ingolstadt" (in German). ERC Ingolstadt. 2017-01-13. Retrieved 2017-01-13. 
  2. ^ "More personal decisions in Ingolstadt" (in German). ERC Ingolstadt. 2017-03-11. Retrieved 2017-03-11. 

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