Daniel Fernholm

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Daniel Fernholm
Born (1983-12-20) December 20, 1983 (age 32)
Stockholm, Sweden
Height 6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight 220 lb (100 kg; 15 st 10 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
SHL team
Former teams
Djurgårdens IF
HC Bolzano
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
Linköpings HC
Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk
Dinamo Minsk
Atlant Moscow Oblast
HIFK
HV71
Rapperswil-Jona Lakers
National team  Sweden
NHL Draft 101st overall, 2002
Pittsburgh Penguins
Playing career 2001–present

Daniel Fernholm (born December 20, 1983) is a Swedish professional ice hockey defenseman. He is currently playing for Djurgårdens IF of the Swedish Hockey League (SHL). Fernholm was selected by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 4th round (101st overall) of the 2002 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing career[edit]

Fernholm was drafted in the 4th round, 101st overall, in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft by the Pittsburgh Penguins. After beginning his career with Djurgårdens IF in 2004, he spent the 2005–06 season in the United States, playing with the Penguins affiliates, the Wheeling Nailers and the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. He appeared in nine playoff games for the Nailers of the ECHL, recording a goal and three assists before returning to his native Sweden.

Ferholm spent two seasons abroad in the Kontinental Hockey League with Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk, Dinamo Minsk and Atlant Moscow Oblast before signing a one-year contract with HIFK in the Finnish SM-liiga.

On July 21, 2014, Fernholm returned to Djurgårdens IF on a two-year deal starting in the 2014–15 season.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1999–00 Mora IK J18 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 2 2
1999–00 Mora IK J20 33 3 3 6 8 1 0 0 0 0
2000–01 Mora IK J20 3 0 1 1 2
2000–01 Mora IK Allsv 2 0 0 0 0
2001–02 Djurgårdens IF J20 9 5 12 17 12
2002–03 Huddinge IK Allsv 39 6 10 16 20 2 1 0 1 0
2003–04 Djurgårdens IF SEL 37 4 7 11 28 4 0 0 0 4
2003–04 Hammarby IF Allsv 15 1 3 4 6
2004–05 Djurgårdens IF SEL 31 3 2 5 22 11 0 0 0 14
2004–05 Djurgårdens IF J20 2 0 0 0 4
2004–05 HC Bolzano ITL 7 0 2 2 2
2005–06 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 27 1 6 7 10
2005–06 Wheeling Nailers ECHL 29 2 4 6 20 9 1 3 4 6
2006–07 Wheeling Nailers ECHL 13 0 3 3 14
2006–07 Djurgårdens IF SEL 32 4 12 16 16
2007–08 Linköpings HC SEL 54 8 21 29 28 16 3 7 10 20
2008–09 Linköpings HC SEL 40 5 8 13 22 7 2 2 4 6
2009–10 Linköpings HC SEL 52 3 16 19 42 12 0 2 2 12
2010–11 Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk KHL 18 0 3 3 10
2010–11 Dinamo Minsk KHL 21 1 6 7 16 7 0 0 0 4
2011–12 Atlant Moscow Oblast KHL 10 0 0 0 14
2011–12 HIFK SM-l 40 3 10 13 48 4 0 0 0 0
2012–13 HV71 SEL 43 4 12 16 36 5 0 1 1 2
2013–14 Rapperswil-Jona Lakers NLA 15 0 2 2 10
2013–14 HIFK Liiga 36 2 8 10 20 2 0 0 0 2
SHL totals 289 31 78 109 194 55 5 12 17 58

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2008 Sweden WC 4th 8 0 3 3 4
2011 Sweden WC 2nd 9 0 1 1 4
Senior totals 17 0 4 4 8

Records[edit]

  • Linköpings HC club record for assists in a playoff season, defenceman (7), 2007–08
  • Linköpings HC club record for points in a playoff season, defenceman (10), 2007–08

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Daniel Fernholm ready for Djurgardens IF" (in Swedish). Djurgårdens IF. 2014-07-21. Retrieved 2014-07-21. 

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