Christoffer Ehn

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Christoffer Ehn
Christoffer Ehn.JPG
Born (1996-04-05) 5 April 1996 (age 23)
Skara, Sweden
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 181 lb (82 kg; 12 st 13 lb)
Position Forward
Shoots Left
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Former teams
Detroit Red Wings
Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL)
Frölunda HC
NHL Draft 106th overall, 2014
Detroit Red Wings
Playing career 2013–present

Christoffer Ehn (born 5 April 1996) is a Swedish professional ice hockey forward, who is currently playing for the Grand Rapids Griffins in the American Hockey League (AHL) as a prospect to the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League (NHL). Ehn was drafted 106th overall by Red Wings in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing career[edit]

During the 2013–14 season, Ehn recorded eight goals and ten assists in 15 games with Frölunda HC's Under-18 team, as well as four goals and seven assists in 45 games with Frölunda's J20 SuperElit team.[1] Ehn was ranked 89th by the NHL Central Scouting Bureau on their final list of the top draft-eligible European skaters leading into the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.[2]

During the 2015–16 season, Ehn recorded two assists in 37 regular season games, and one assist in 16 playoff games, helping lead Frölunda HC to the Le Mat Trophy.

During the 2016–17 season, Ehn recorded four goals and nine assists in 52 games with Frölunda HC. Following the conclusion of the season, Ehn left the Swedish Hockey League (SHL) and was signed to a professional tryout by the Grand Rapids Griffins, the American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate of the Red Wings.[3] On 20 April 2017, Ehn signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Red Wings.[4] He made his NHL debut for the Red Wings on 4 October 2018.[5] Ehn was re-assigned to the Grand Rapid Griffins on 25 October after playing in nine games[6] but was recalled a few weeks later on 21 November.[7] On 23 December he scored his first career NHL goal against Garret Sparks of the Toronto Maple Leafs in a 5–4 overtime loss.[8]

During the 2018–19 season in his first full year in the NHL, Ehn posted three goals and six assists in 60 games, while averaging 10:37 time on ice.[9]

International play[edit]

Ehn represented Sweden at the 2014 IIHF World U18 Championships, where he recorded three assists in seven games. Ehn later represented Sweden at the 2015 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships, where he recorded two assists in seven games. Ehn represented Sweden at the 2016 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships, where he recorded one goal and one assist in seven games.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2013–14 Frölunda HC J20 45 4 7 11 14 3 3 0 3 0
2013–14 Frölunda HC SHL 2 0 0 0 0
2014–15 Frölunda HC J20 40 12 24 36 61
2014–15 Frölunda HC SHL 6 0 0 0 2 10 0 0 0 2
2014–15 IK Oskarshamn Allsv 4 0 0 0 0
2015–16 Frölunda HC J20 14 9 7 16 0 1 2 0 2 0
2015–16 Frölunda HC SHL 37 0 2 2 2 16 0 1 1 0
2015–16 BIK Karlskoga Allsv 13 2 3 5 8
2016–17 Frölunda HC SHL 52 4 9 13 10 14 1 1 2 4
2017–18 Frölunda HC SHL 50 7 10 17 24 6 0 0 0 0
2018–19 Detroit Red Wings NHL 60 3 6 9 6
2018–19 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 17 2 5 7 8 5 0 2 2 2
SHL totals 147 11 21 32 38 46 1 2 3 6
NHL totals 60 3 6 9 6

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2014 Sweden U18 4th 7 0 3 3 0
2015 Sweden WJC 4th 7 0 2 2 2
2016 Sweden WJC 4th 7 1 1 2 2
Junior totals 21 1 6 7 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wings drafted for added depth up the middle". Detroit Red Wings. 1 July 2014. Retrieved 1 July 2014.
  2. ^ "Red Wings take center Christoffer Ehn from Sweden in fourth round of NHL entry draft". MLive.com. 27 June 2014. Retrieved 27 June 2014.
  3. ^ "Ehn Signed to PTO". Grand Rapids Griffins. 19 April 2017. Retrieved 20 April 2017.
  4. ^ DiFilippo, Alex (20 April 2017). "Forward Christoffer Ehn signed to entry-level contract". Detroit Red Wings. Retrieved 20 April 2017.
  5. ^ Wakiji, Dana; Regner, Art (4 October 2018). "Five rookies set to make NHL debut for Wings tonight". NHL.com. Retrieved 4 October 2018.
  6. ^ Kujawa, Kyle (25 October 2018). "Christoffer Ehn assigned to Griffins". NHL.com. Retrieved 24 December 2018.
  7. ^ Kujawa, Kyle (21 November 2018). "Red Wings recall Christoffer Ehn". NHL.com. Retrieved 24 December 2018.
  8. ^ Clipperton, Joshua (23 December 2018). "Kapanen scores twice, including winner, as Leafs beat Wings 5-4 in OT". National Post. Retrieved 24 December 2018.
  9. ^ Kujawa, Kyle (7 April 2019). "Red Wings assign nine players". NHL.com. Retrieved 7 April 2019.

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