Columbus Blue Jackets
Columbus Blue Jackets
Alexander Wennberg
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AlexanderWennberg
POSITION: Center
HEIGHT: 6' 1"
SHOOTS: Left
WEIGHT: 197
BIRTHDATE: 09/22/1994
AGE: 21
BIRTHPLACE: Stockholm, SWE
DRAFTED: CBJ: 2013-14 overall
 2014-15 Highlights:
• Led Blue Jackets rookies in assists and games played and ranked second in goals and points
• Collected 2-7-9 over the final 11 games of the season and was +9 in his last 24 games
• Scored his first NHL goal on Dec. 22 vs. Nashville (Pekka Rinne)
• Recorded his first NHL point (assist) in his NHL debut on Oct. 9 at Buffalo
 Personal:
• Nickname is “Wenny”
• Started playing hockey at the age of four and grew up idolizing Peter Forsberg
• Most memorable hockey moment was playing in his first NHL game

Career Highlights:

• Completed rookie campaign in the Swedish Hockey League with Frolunda HC, finishing second on the club with 16 goals in 2013-14
• Was a finalist for the SHL’s Rookie of the Year award in 2013-14
• Made the jump to Sweden’s HockeyAllsvenskan, recording 14-18-21 in 46 games in 2012-13