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Fredrik Claesson
Claesson Senators 2017.png
Born 24 November 1992 (1992-11-24) (age 24),
Stockholm, Sweden
Height
Weight
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
198 lb (90 kg; 14 st 2 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
F. teams
Ottawa Senators
Binghamton Senators (AHL)
Djurgårdens IF
NHL Draft 126th overall, 2011
Ottawa Senators
Playing career 2010–present
Medal record
Competitor for Flag of Sweden Sweden
Ice hockey
World Junior Championships
Gold 2012 Calgary

Fredrik Claesson (born 24 November 1992) is a Swedish professional ice hockey player currently playing in the Ottawa Senators (NHL) organization. He was drafted by the Senators in the fifth round (126th overall) of the 2011 NHL draft.[1]

Playing careerEdit

Claesson began playing hockey in Haninge HC, and later moved on to Hammarby IF, to play in Hammarby's youth organization.[2] He also made two appearances in the club's senior team in the Swedish second division league HockeyAllsvenskan, during the 2007–08 season. Claesson moved to Stockholm rival Djurgården for the 2008–09, where he played in Djurgården's J18 and J20 teams. He also represented team Stockholm at the 2008 TV-pucken.

Claesson made his Elitserien debut in the Djurgården's first league game of the season on 16 September 2010 against HV71.[3] He signed a two-year extension with Djurgården in October 2010.[4] He scored his first Elitserien goal on 11 December 2010 away against Modo Hockey.[5][6]

Claesson signed a three-year entry level contract with the Ottawa Senators on 10 May 2012. He began the 2012–13 season with the Senators American Hockey League affiliate, the Binghamton Senators.[7] In June 2015, Claesson re-signed with the Senators on a one-year, two-way contract.[8] Claesson made his NHL debut on 30 December 2015 at Ottawa versus the New Jersey Devils.

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2007–08 Hammarby IF Swe.1 20000
2008–09 Djurgårdens IF J20 70000
2009–10 Djurgårdens IF J20 2204418
2010–11 Djurgårdens IF J20 182356 50110
2010–11 Djurgårdens IF SEL 352026 70110
2011–12 Djurgårdens IF SEL 471678
2012–13 Binghamton Senators AHL 70381151 30112
2013–14 Binghamton Senators AHL 753262939 40004
2014–15 Binghamton Senators AHL 764151942
2015–16 Binghamton Senators AHL 55371050
2015–16 Ottawa Senators NHL 160222
2016–17 Ottawa Senators NHL 33 3 8 11 4
2016–17 Binghamton Senators AHL 90112
NHL totals 49 3 10 13 6

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2010 Sweden WJC18 Silver medal icon 6 0 1 1 0
2012 Sweden WJC Gold medal icon 6 0 0 0 0
Junior totals 12 0 1 1 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. Fredrik Claesson. senators.nhl.com. Ottawa Senators. Retrieved on 13 September 2011.
  2. 6. Fredrik Claesson (Swedish). swehockey.se. Swedish Ice Hockey Association. Retrieved on 13 September 2011.
  3. Uhlin, Daniel (16 September 2010). Pangstart på säsongen 2010-11 (Swedish). difhockey.se. Djurgårdens IF Hockey. Retrieved on 29 April 2011.
  4. Peterson, Jimmy (22 October 2010). DIF skriver kontrakt med Claesson (Swedish). difhockey.se. Djurgårdens IF Hockey. Retrieved on 13 September 2011.
  5. "Modo sjunker allt djupare", Örnsköldsviks Allehanda. Retrieved on 29 April 2011. (Swedish) 
  6. Uhlin, Daniel (11 December 2010). Rättvisan segrade mot Modo (Swedish). difhockey.se. Djurgårdens IF Hockey. Retrieved on 29 April 2011.
  7. Claesson jumping pond to start Senators career. Ottawa Senators.
  8. Ottawa Senators (11 June 2015). News Release: Senators agree to terms with defenceman Fredrik Claesson on a one-year, two-way contract extension. Press release.

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