March 7, 1988 |
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
|Weight||176 lb (80 kg; 12 st 8 lb)|
Bridgeport Sound Tigers
|NHL Draft||70th overall, 2006
New York Islanders
Robin Figren (born March 7, 1988) is a professional Swedish ice hockey player. He is currently playing for HV71 in the Swedish Hockey League. Figren was selected 70th overall in the third round of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft by the New York Islanders.
Figren played junior hockey with Swedish team Frölunda HC. After impressive performances in the J20 SuperElit, Robin played 2 games as a 17-year-old in the Elitserien. After the draft Figren played in the Western Hockey League for the Calgary Hitmen and Edmonton Oil Kings.
In the 2008–09 season, Figren played his first professional season, returning to the Elitserien with Djurgårdens IF. Upon the completion of Djurgården season he was assigned to the Islanders AHL affiliate, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers to finish the year.
On April 20, 2011, Figren left the Islanders organization and returned to Sweden, signing a one-year with Linköpings HC of the Elitserien. After four seasons with Frölunda HC, including capturing the Le Mat trophy in the 2015–16 season, Figren left the club as a free agent following the 2016–17 season, agreeing to a two-year contract with current champions, HV71, on May 10, 2017.
Figren is well known for his "zorro" goal for Sweden in the 2008 WJC tournament.
Regular season and playoffs
|2007–08||Edmonton Oil Kings||WHL||35||18||13||31||46||—||—||—||—||—|
|2008–09||Bridgeport Sound Tigers||AHL||3||0||1||1||2||—||—||—||—||—|
|2009–10||Bridgeport Sound Tigers||AHL||62||3||4||7||24||4||1||1||2||6|
|2010–11||Bridgeport Sound Tigers||AHL||76||14||16||30||39||—||—||—||—||—|
Awards and honors
|Le Mat trophy (Frölunda HC)||2016|
- "Robin Figren ready for LHC". Linköpings HC (in Swedish). April 20, 2011. Archived from the original on July 24, 2011. Retrieved May 11, 2011.
- "Forward trio to HV71" (in Swedish). HV71. 2017-05-10. Retrieved 2017-05-10.
- Serviss, Lew (January 3, 2008). "WJC Semifinals:4 for the Gold". The New York Times. Retrieved March 14, 2010.
- Robin Figren career statistics at EliteProspects.com
- Robin Figren career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
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