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Born May 6, 1983 (1983-05-06) (age 26),
Färgelanda, SWE
Height
Weight
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
217 lb (98 kg; 15 st 7 lb)
Position Left/right wing
Shoots Left
NHL team
F. teams
Toronto Maple Leafs
Phoenix Coyotes
New York Rangers
Calgary Flames
NHL Draft 11th overall, 2001
Phoenix Coyotes
Playing career 2000 – present
Website Fredriksjostrom.se

Fredrik Sjöström (born May 6, 1983) is a Swedish professional ice hockey winger currently playing for the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League (NHL).

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Playing career

Sjostrom with the New York Rangers

Sjöström is a big but speedy forward who plays an intense physical game.[citation needed] He produced a lot of points in his junior years but at the senior level adopted a more defensive role. He started his elite career playing for Frölunda HC in Elitserien and after being drafted by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft with their first pick, 11th overall, he came to North America and played junior hockey for the Calgary Hitmen in the Western Hockey League (WHL). Sjostrom made his NHL debut in the 2003–04 NHL season, scoring 13 points in 57 games for the Coyotes.

On July 13, 2006, Sjöström signed a new deal with the Coyotes. The contract was a one-way contract worth $1.5 million over two years.[1] On February 26, 2008, he was traded to the New York Rangers along with David LeNeveu and Josh Gratton for Marcel Hossa and Al Montoya. Sjöström played on the Rangers' fourth line, used as a checking line. On March 2, 2008, he scored his first goal as a Ranger, beating Antero Niittymäki of the Philadelphia Flyers with assists from Blair Betts and Marek Malík.[2]

On July 1, 2009, he signed a two year deal worth $1.5 million with the Calgary Flames.

On January 31, 2010, Sjöström was traded along with Dion Phaneuf and prospect Keith Aulie to the Toronto Maple Leafs for Matt Stajan, Niklas Hagman, Jamal Mayers and Ian White.[3]

International play

Medal record
Men's ice hockey
World Championships
Silver 2004 Team

Sjöström played for Sweden in three world junior ice hockey championship. He made his debut for Sweden during the Euro Hockey Tour final against Finland,[4] and was selected to play at the 2004 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships where Tre Kronor won a silver medal.

Career statistics

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Regular season and playoffs

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2000–01 Frölunda HC SEL 31 2 3 5 6 5 0 0 0 2
2001–02 Calgary Hitmen WHL 58 19 31 50 51 4 1 1 2 8
2002–03 Calgary Hitmen WHL 63 34 43 77 95 5 1 3 4 4
2002–03 Springfield Falcons AHL 2 1 0 1 0 6 2 0 2 12
2003–04 Springfield Falcons AHL 17 0 7 7 8
2003–04 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 57 7 6 13 22
2004–05 Utah Grizzlies AHL 80 14 24 38 57
2005–06 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 75 6 17 23 42
2006–07 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 78 9 9 18 48
2007–08 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 51 10 9 19 14
2007–08 New York Rangers NHL 18 2 0 2 8 10 0 1 1 2
2008–09 New York Rangers NHL 79 7 6 13 30 7 0 1 1 0
2009–10 Calgary Flames NHL 46 1 5 6 8
WHL totals 121 53 74 127 146 9 2 4 6 12
AHL totals 99 15 31 46 65 6 2 0 2 12
NHL totals 404 42 52 94 172 17 0 2 2 2

International

Year Team Event GP G A Pts PIM
2001 Sweden Jr. WJC 7 1 2 3 16
2001 Sweden Jr. WJC U18 6 3 3 6 4
2002 Sweden Jr. WJC 7 0 0 0 4
2003 Sweden Jr. WJC 4 0 1 1 14
2004 Sweden WC 9 0 0 0 6
Junior int' totals 35 6 22 28 44

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