Niklas Lundström

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Not to be confused with Niklas Sundström.
Niklas Lundström
Born (1993-01-10) January 10, 1993 (age 22)
Värmdö, Sweden
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Goaltender
Catches Right
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Former teams
St. Louis Blues
Alaska Aces (ECHL)
AIK IF
NHL Draft 132nd overall, 2011
St. Louis Blues
Playing career 2010–present
Medal record
Competitor for Sweden Sweden
Ice hockey
IIHF World U18 Championships
Silver medal – second place 2011 Germany

Niklas Lundström (born January 10, 1993) is a Swedish professional ice hockey goaltender currently playing for the Alaska Aces in the ECHL as a prospect for the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League. Lundstrom formerly made his professional debut in Sweden with AIK IF men's elite team of the Swedish Hockey League (SHL). Lundström has also played in Sweden's national junior ice hockey team, both the under-16 and under-17 respective teams.

Lundström played his first Elitserien game on December 28, 2010, which was against HV71. He replaced Björn Bjurling in the net after Bjurling had allowed three goals in the game's first 13 minutes. However, AIK lost the game 8–2.[1]

Lundström was drafted by the St. Louis Blues in the 5th round of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft as the 132nd pick overall.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Patrik Sjögren (2010-12-28). "Mardrömmen 2" (in Swedish). Sportbladet. Retrieved 2010-12-28. 
  2. ^ Hart, N. (June 26, 2011). "Blues take right wingers with first two picks". stltoday.com. Retrieved 2011-07-04. 
  3. ^ Sanders, N. (June 26, 2011). "Blues tab high-scoring forward with top pick". Belleville News Democrat. Retrieved 2011-07-04. 

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