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Fredrik Pettersson-Wentzel (born July 23, 1991) is a Swedish professional ice hockey goaltender, currently playing for IK Oskarshamn in the Swedish Hockey League (SHL).

Fredrik Pettersson-Wentzel
Fredrik Pettersson-Wentzel AIK-Färjestad 2014-01-18.jpg
Born (1991-07-23) July 23, 1991 (age 27)
Uppsala, Sweden
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 176 lb (80 kg; 12 st 8 lb)
Position Goaltender
Catches Left
SHL team
Former teams
IK Oskarshamn
Timrå IK
Färjestad BK
HV71
Düsseldorfer EG
NHL Draft 128th overall, 2010
Atlanta Thrashers
Playing career 2009–present

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Playing careerEdit

Pettersson-Wentzel was drafted 128th overall by the Atlanta Thrashers in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. He led Allsvenskan goaltenders in GAA for the 2009–10 season, but after failing to produce similar numbers in the following season Pettersson-Wentzel chose to sign with Timrå in Elitserien for the second half of the 2010–11 season.[1] Pettersson-Wentzel's Elitserien debut came on January 22, 2011 in relief of Juha Pitkämäki.[2]

After his third season with HV71 in 2017–18, Pettersson-Wentzel left Sweden as a free agent and agreed to a one-year contract with German outfit, Düsseldorfer EG of the DEL, on March 21, 2018.[3] Following his lone season in 2018–19 with Düsseldorfer EG. Wentzel was not offered a new contract with Düsseldorfer on April 6, 2019.[4]

On 31 May 2019, Pettersson-Wentzel returned to his native Sweden, agreeing to a one-year contract with newly promoted SHL club, IK Oskarshamn.[5]

International playEdit

Pettersson-Wentzel represented Sweden at the 2011 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships along with Robin Lehner.

Career statisticsEdit

Regular seasonEdit

   
Season Team League GP W L T MIN GA SO GAA SV%
2009–10 Almtuna Allsvenskan 37 2134:59 66 6 1.85 .924

PlayoffsEdit

   
Season Team League GP W L MIN GA SO GAA SV%
2010 Almtuna Kvalserien 5 310:57 11 0 2.12 .922

International statisticsEdit

   
Year Team Comp Result GP W L T MIN GA SO GAA SV%
2011 Sweden WJC 4th 3 178:30 8 0 2.69 .895

Awards and honorsEdit

Award Year
SHL
Le Mat trophy (HV71) 2017 [6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Timrå IK Red Eagles" (in Swedish). timraik.se. 2011-01-18.
  2. ^ "Hockeyligan.se - Statistik". hockeyligan.se. 2011-01-22.
  3. ^ "DEG signs Swedish Champion Fredrik Pettersson-Wentzel" (in German). Düsseldorfer EG. 2018-03-21. Retrieved 2018-03-21.
  4. ^ "How DEG will plan its future" (in German). rp-online.de. 2019-04-06. Retrieved 2019-04-06.
  5. ^ "National team winning goalkeeper signs for Oskarshamn". IK Oskarshamn. 31 May 2019. Retrieved 31 May 2019.
  6. ^ "HV71 wins championship" (in Swedish). aftonbladet.se. 2017-04-30. Retrieved 2017-04-30.

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