Johan Svedberg

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Johan Svedberg
Johan Svedberg 2012-03-31 01.jpg
Born (1980-02-14) February 14, 1980 (age 35)
Kalix, SWE
Height 6 ft 1.2 in (186 cm)
Weight 195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
SHL team
Former teams
Leksands IF
Timrå IK
Playing career 1998–present

Johan Svedberg (born February 14, 1980 in Kalix, Sweden) is a defenceman currently playing for the Leksands IF in the Swedish Hockey League (SHL). He has also played three seasons in the Elitserien for Timrå IK.

Playing career[edit]

On April 2, 2004, Johan signed with Timrå IK for one year.[1] Later the same year, on October 27, 2004 Svedberg was named the first in the line of four candidates for Elitserien Rookie Of The Year 2005.[2] The award was eventually won by the forward Oscar Steen. After the rookie season, his contract was extended to 2006-07 on April 8, 2005.[3] On May 8, 2007, following his third season with Timrå, the defenceman joined IF Björklöven in Allsvenskan, a team he stayed with for three seasons before moving on to Leksands IF after the regulation of Björklöven to Division 1 due to financial difficulties.[4]


  • Elitserien 2004-05 Rookie of the Year Nominee in 2004.


  1. ^ "Ny back klar!!!" (in Swedish). Timrå IK. 2004-04-02. Retrieved May 15, 2007. 
  2. ^ "Johan Svedberg Årets Rookiekandidat" (in Swedish). Swedish Ice Hockey Association. 2004-10-27. Archived from the original on September 26, 2007. Retrieved May 15, 2007. 
  3. ^ "Succerookie stannar" (in Swedish). Timrå IK. 2005-04-08. Retrieved May 15, 2007. 
  4. ^ "Ännu ett förvärv från elitserien" (in Swedish). IF Björklöven. 2007-05-08. Retrieved May 15, 2007. 

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