Jesper Bratt (born 30 July 1998) is a Swedish professional ice hockey winger currently playing for the New Jersey Devils of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Jesper Bratt
Born (1998-07-30) 30 July 1998 (age 21)
Stockholm, Sweden
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 175 lb (79 kg; 12 st 7 lb)
Position Left wing
Shoots Left
NHL team New Jersey Devils
National team  Sweden
NHL Draft 162nd overall, 2016
New Jersey Devils
Playing career 2015–present

Playing careerEdit

Bratt was drafted by the New Jersey Devils in the 6th round (162nd overall) in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft after playing 48 games with AIK in HockeyAllsvenskan, scoring 17 points. He signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Devils on 13 May 2017.[1]

Bratt made the Devils opening night roster for the 2017–18 season after a strong showing in training camp,[2] and scored two points in his first NHL game, a power play goal and a shorthanded assist in a 4–1 victory over the Colorado Avalanche.[3]

After fracturing his jaw in early October 2018 during practice,[4] Bratt made his 2018–19 season debut on 9 November against the Toronto Maple Leafs.[5]

International playEdit

Medal record
Representing   Sweden
Ice hockey
World U18 Championships
  2016 United States

On 9 May 2019, Bratt was named to make his senior international debut with Sweden at the 2019 World Championships held in Bratislava and Košice, Slovakia.[6]

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2014–15 AIK J20 39 17 23 40 20 1 0 0 0 0
2014–15 AIK Allsv 1 0 0 0 0
2015–16 AIK J20 2 1 1 2 2
2015–16 AIK Allsv 48 8 9 17 6 10 0 0 0 4
2016–17 AIK J20 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 2
2016–17 AIK Allsv 46 6 16 22 6 8 1 1 2 0
2017–18 New Jersey Devils NHL 74 13 22 35 18 1 0 0 0 0
2018–19 New Jersey Devils NHL 51 8 25 33 6
NHL totals 125 21 47 68 24 1 0 0 0 0

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2014 Sweden U17   6 1 3 4 2
2015 Sweden IH18   5 3 2 5 0
2016 Sweden WJC18   7 2 2 4 2
2019 Sweden WC 5th 6 0 2 2 0
Junior totals 18 6 7 13 4
Senior totals 6 0 2 2 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Devils sign Jesper Bratt to entry-level contract". New Jersey Devils. 13 May 2017. Retrieved 13 May 2017.
  2. ^ "Devils announce roster for start of 2017-18 NHL season". NHL.com. 3 October 2017. Retrieved 8 October 2017.
  3. ^ Morreale, Mike G. (7 October 2017). "Butcher helps Devils top Avalanche". National Hockey League. Retrieved 8 October 2017.
  4. ^ Morreale, Mike G (5 October 2018). "Bratt out 2-3 weeks for Devils because of broken jaw". NHL.com. Retrieved 10 November 2018.
  5. ^ Stein, Amanda (9 November 2018). "Bratt returns to the lineup tonight in Toronto". NHL.com. Retrieved 10 November 2018.
  6. ^ "Sweden announces roster for 2019 World Championships" (in Swedish). swehockey.se. 9 May 2019. Retrieved 9 May 2019.

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