Robin Figren

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Robin Figren
Robin Figren.jpg
Born (1988-03-07) March 7, 1988 (age 29)
Stockholm, SWE
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 176 lb (80 kg; 12 st 8 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
SHL team
Former teams
Frölunda HC
Djurgårdens IF
Bridgeport Sound Tigers
Linköpings HC
NHL Draft 70th overall, 2006
New York Islanders
Playing career 2008–present

Robin Figren (born March 7, 1988) is a professional Swedish ice hockey player. He is currently playing for the Frölunda HC 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.

Playing career[edit]

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.

Figren with the Sound Tigers.

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.[1]

Figren is well known for his "zorro" goal for Sweden in the 2008 WJC tournament.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2004–05 Frölunda HC J20 4 1 2 3 0
2005–06 Frölunda HC J20 38 10 18 28 72 7 4 2 6 6
2005–06 Frölunda HC SEL 2 0 0 0 0
2006–07 Calgary Hitmen WHL 62 10 17 27 54 18 4 4 8 18
2007–08 Edmonton Oil Kings WHL 35 18 13 31 46
2008–09 Djurgårdens IF SEL 49 3 6 9 28
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
2011–12 Linköpings HC SEL 51 9 10 19 57
2012–13 Linköpings HC SEL 55 9 4 13 28 10 4 3 7 10
2013–14 Frölunda HC SHL 43 9 14 23 54 7 0 1 1 6
2014–15 Frölunda HC SHL 49 16 15 31 26 9 0 1 1 4
2015–16 Frölunda HC SHL 52 9 13 22 24 16 1 1 2 4
SHL totals 301 55 62 117 217 42 5 6 11 24
AHL totals 141 17 21 38 65 4 1 1 2 6

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result   GP G A Pts PIM
2006 Sweden WJC18 6th 6 3 2 5 16
2008 Sweden WJC 2nd, silver medalist(s) 6 5 2 7 2
Junior totals 12 8 4 12 18

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Robin Figren ready for LHC". Linköpings HC (in Swedish). April 20, 2011. Retrieved May 11, 2011. 
  2. ^ Serviss, Lew (January 3, 2008). "WJC Semifinals:4 for the Gold". The New York Times. Retrieved March 14, 2010. 

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