Patrik Berglund

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Patrik Berglund
Patrik Berglund 2014-03-23.JPG
Born (1988-06-02) 2 June 1988 (age 29)
Västerås, Sweden
Height 6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight 216 lb (98 kg; 15 st 6 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Left
NHL team
Former teams
St. Louis Blues
VIK Västerås HK
National team  Sweden
NHL Draft 25th overall, 2006
St. Louis Blues
Playing career 2005–present

Patrik Berglund (born 2 June 1988) is a Swedish professional ice hockey centre currently playing for the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing career[edit]

In the 2005–06 season, Berglund played for VIK Västerås in the HockeyAllsvenskan, the second highest league in Sweden. He was a top prospect in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft and was drafted 25th overall by the St. Louis Blues.

He scored his first NHL goal on 13 October 2008 against Vesa Toskala of the Toronto Maple Leafs.[1] Paired on a line (called the "Kid Line" by Blues fans, due to the oldest player on the line being 22) with David Perron and his flatmate T. J. Oshie, Berglund became a scoring threat in St. Louis' surprise 2008–09 season, finishing the year with 21 goals and 26 assists for 47 points in 76 games.

Berglund with the Blues in 2014.

During the 2012–13 NHL lockout, Berglund returned to Sweden to play for VIK Västerås.

On 25 June 2013 Berglund signed a one-year $3.25 million contract extension with the Blues. On 26 June 2014, Berglund signed an $11.1 million contract to continue playing with the Blues for 3 more years.[2]

In the midst of the 2016–17 season, Berglund signed a five-year $19.25 million contract extension with the Blues on 24 February 2017.[3]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2005–06 VIK Västerås Allsv 21 3 1 4 4
2006–07 VIK Västerås Allsv 35 21 27 48 30
2007–08 VIK Västerås Allsv 36 21 24 45 18 15 2 10 12 14
2008–09 St. Louis Blues NHL 76 21 26 47 16 4 0 0 0 2
2009–10 St. Louis Blues NHL 71 13 13 26 16
2010–11 St. Louis Blues NHL 81 22 30 52 26
2011–12 St. Louis Blues NHL 82 19 19 38 30 9 3 4 7 6
2012–13 VIK Västerås Allsv 30 20 12 32 20
2012–13 St. Louis Blues NHL 48 17 8 25 12 6 1 1 2 2
2013–14 St. Louis Blues NHL 78 14 18 32 38 4 0 0 0 0
2014–15 St. Louis Blues NHL 77 12 15 27 26 6 2 2 4 0
2015–16 St. Louis Blues NHL 42 10 5 15 16 20 4 5 9 4
2016–17 St. Louis Blues NHL 82 23 11 34 32 11 0 4 4 10
NHL totals 637 151 145 296 212 60 10 16 26 24
Medal record
Representing  Sweden
Men's ice hockey
Winter Olympics
Silver medal – second place 2014 Sochi
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2011 Bratislava
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Bern
World Junior Championships
Silver medal – second place 2008 Pardubice

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2006 Sweden WJC18 6th 6 4 1 5 2
2007 Sweden WJC 4th 7 1 2 3 0
2008 Sweden WJC 2nd, silver medalist(s) 6 3 4 7 14
2009 Sweden WC 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 7 0 1 1 0
2011 Sweden WC 2nd, silver medalist(s) 9 8 2 10 8
2014 Sweden Oly 2nd, silver medalist(s) 6 2 1 3 4
Junior totals 19 8 7 15 16
Senior totals 22 10 4 14 12

Awards and honors[edit]

Award Year
NHL
All-Rookie Team 2009
International
WJC All-Star Team 2008

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Recap: St. Louis at Toronto". St. Louis Blues. 2008-10-13. Retrieved 2010-10-13. 
  2. ^ "Berglund agrees to three-year deal with Blues". National Hockey League. 2014-06-26. Retrieved 2014-06-26. 
  3. ^ Sadler, Emily. "Blues sign Patrik Berglund to five-year extension". Sportsnet.ca. Sportsnet.ca. Retrieved 24 February 2017. 

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Erik Johnson
St. Louis Blues first round draft pick
2006
Succeeded by
Lars Eller