Klas Dahlbeck

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Klas Dahlbeck
Klas Dahlbeck - Chicago Blackhawks.jpg
Dahlbeck with the Chicago Blackhawks in December 2014
Born (1991-07-06) 6 July 1991 (age 25)
Katrineholm, Sweden
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
NHL team
Former teams
Carolina Hurricanes
Linköpings HC
Chicago Blackhawks
Arizona Coyotes
NHL Draft 79th overall, 2011
Chicago Blackhawks
Playing career 2009–present

Klas Dahlbeck (born 6 July 1991) is a Swedish professional ice hockey player who is currently playing with the Carolina Hurricanes of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 3rd round (79th overall) of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.[1]

Playing career[edit]

Dahlbeck made his professional debut in the Swedish Hockey League, with Linköpings HC in the 2009–10 season. After two more seasons in Sweden on 29 May 2012, Dahlbeck signed a three-year entry level contract with the Blackhawks.[2]

Dahlbeck endured his first two North American seasons with AHL affiliate, the Rockford IceHogs, establishing himself as the franchise career leader in plus/minus before in the 2014–15 season he made his NHL debut with the Blackhawks on 6 December 2014 against the Nashville Predators.[3] He scored his first NHL goal on 11 December against Tuukka Rask of the Boston Bruins. On 28 February 2015, Dahlbeck was traded, along with Chicago's first round draft pick in 2015, to the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for Antoine Vermette.[4]

On the eve of the 2016–17 season, Dahlbeck's tenure with the Coyotes came to a close as he was claimed off waivers by the Carolina Hurricanes on October 11, 2016.[5]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2009–10 Linköpings HC J20 39 4 7 11 8 6 1 1 2 4
2009–10 Linköpings HC SEL 6 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
2010–11 Linköpings HC SEL 47 0 8 8 12 7 0 0 0 0
2011–12 Linköpings HC SEL 55 2 2 4 20
2012–13 Rockford IceHogs AHL 70 1 5 6 29
2013–14 Rockford IceHogs AHL 75 10 25 35 49
2014–15 Rockford IceHogs AHL 49 4 6 10 35
2014–15 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 4 1 0 1 2
2014–15 Portland Pirates AHL 3 0 1 1 0 5 0 1 1 4
2014–15 Arizona Coyotes NHL 19 0 3 3 6
2015–16 Arizona Coyotes NHL 71 2 6 8 28
2016–17 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 43 2 4 6 30
2016–17 Charlotte Checkers AHL 6 0 1 1 0
NHL totals 137 5 13 18 66

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2011 Sweden WJC 4th 6 0 2 2 2
Junior totals 6 0 2 2 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rakell Invited to Sweden's World Junior Selection Camp". Plymouth Whalers. 2 December 2010. Archived from the original on 7 August 2011. Retrieved 15 January 2011. 
  2. ^ "Blackhawks agree to terms with four". Chicago Blackhawks. 2012-05-29. Retrieved 2012-05-29. 
  3. ^ "Patrick Sharp likely to return for the Blackhawks on Tuesday". Mark Lazerus. 6 December 2014. Retrieved 7 December 2014. 
  4. ^ "Vermette acquired by Blackhawks for steep deadline price". Yahoo! Sports. 2015-01-28. Retrieved 2015-01-28. 
  5. ^ "Canes' claim Klas Dahlbeck on waivers". Carolina Hurricanes. 2016-10-11. Retrieved 2016-10-11. 

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