Lukas Vejdemo

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Lukas Vejdemo
Born (1996-01-25) 25 January 1996 (age 23)
Stockholm, Sweden
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 194 lb (88 kg; 13 st 12 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Left
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Former teams
Montreal Canadiens
Laval Rocket (AHL)
Djurgårdens IF
NHL Draft 87th overall, 2015
Montreal Canadiens
Playing career 2014–present

Lukas Vejdemo (born 25 January 1996) is a Swedish professional ice hockey forward. He is currently playing with the Laval Rocket in the American Hockey League (AHL) while under contract as a prospect to the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League (NHL). Vejdemo was selected by the Canadiens in the 3rd round (87th overall) of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing career[edit]

Vejdemo made his Swedish Hockey League debut playing with Djurgårdens IF during the 2014–15 SHL season.[1]

In the 2017–18 season, Vejdemo established career highs of 10 goals and 22 assists in 47 games. On May 2, 2018, Vejdemo agreed to a two-year, entry-level deal with the Montreal Canadiens.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2012–13 Djurgårdens IF J20 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
2013–14 Djurgårdens IF J20 3 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0
2014–15 Djurgårdens IF J20 34 23 25 48 51 7 4 2 6 4
2014–15 Djurgårdens IF SHL 3 0 0 0 0
2015–16 Djurgårdens IF SHL 52 5 12 17 12 8 1 0 1 0
2015–16 Djurgårdens IF J20 2 0 1 1 2
2016–17 Djurgårdens IF SHL 48 4 4 8 8 3 0 1 1 2
2017–18 Djurgårdens IF SHL 47 10 12 22 16 7 0 1 1 2
2018–19 Laval Rocket AHL 66 13 16 29 18
SHL totals 150 19 28 47 36 18 1 2 3 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Getting to know 2015 third-round pick Lukas Vejdemo". EyesOnThePrize.com. 2 July 2015. Retrieved 2 July 2015.
  2. ^ "Canadiens agree to terms with prospect Lukas Vejdemo". Montreal Canadiens. 2 May 2018. Retrieved 2 May 2018.

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