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Linus Högberg (born September 4, 1998) is a Swedish professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing for the Växjö Lakers of the Swedish Hockey League (SHL).[1]

Linus Högberg
Born (1998-09-04) September 4, 1998 (age 21)
Stockholm, Sweden
Height 186 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 83 kg (183 lb; 13 st 1 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
SHL team Växjö Lakers
NHL Draft 139th overall, 2016
Philadelphia Flyers
Playing career 2015–present

Playing careerEdit

Högberg was drafted in the fifth round of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, 139th overall, by the Philadelphia Flyers.[2]

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2013–14 Huddinge IK J20 2 0 2 2 0
2014–15 Växjö Lakers J20 40 2 1 3 8
2015–16 Växjö Lakers J20 39 7 18 25 14 2 0 0 0 0
2015–16 Växjö Lakers SHL 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
2016–17 Växjö Lakers SHL 35 0 4 4 6
2016–17 IF Björklöven Allsv 3 0 0 0 0
2017–18 Växjö Lakers SHL 42 2 4 6 6 13 0 3 3 0
2018–19 Växjö Lakers SHL 52 2 8 10 8 7 0 1 1 2
SHL totals 131 4 16 20 20 21 0 4 4 2
Medal record
Representing   Sweden
Ice hockey
World Junior Championships
  2018 United States

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2014 Sweden U17   6 0 2 2 2
2018 Sweden WJC   7 0 0 0 0
Junior totals 13 0 2 2 2

Awards and honoursEdit

Award Year
SHL
Le Mat Trophy (Växjö Lakers) 2018 [3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Linus Hogberg player profile". Swedish Hockey League. 2016-06-27. Retrieved 2016-06-27.
  2. ^ "A look at the Flyers' draft picks". Philly.com. 2016-06-27. Retrieved 2016-06-27.
  3. ^ "Lakers dominant in SHL title win". eurohockeyclubs.com. 22 April 2018. Retrieved 22 April 2018.

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