Rasmus Bengtsson (ice hockey)
Rasmus Bengtsson (born May 14, 1993) is a Swedish professional ice hockey player. He is currently playing for VIK Västerås HK in Sweden's Allsvenskan. He was drafted in the second round of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft by the Florida Panthers with the 59th overall selection.
May 14, 1993|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight||196 lb (89 kg; 14 st 0 lb)|
|SHL team (P)|
VIK Västerås HK (Allsvenskan)
59th overall, 2011|
|World Junior Championships|
Bengtsson was named to the 2008–09 Rikspucken All-Star Team. Rikspucken (which translates from Swedish as “National puck”) was a one-time tournament which occurred in 2009 for junior players who became too old for TV-pucken when the Swedish Ice Hockey Association lowered the maximum age from 16 to 15.
He had his breakthrough season playing for Rögle J20 during the 2009–10 season, and signed on for Rögle's senior team in June 2010.
Awards and honoursEdit
Regular season and playoffsEdit
|2011||Sweden Jr.||WJC U18||6||0||4||4||2|
|Junior int' totals||34||6||17||23||20|
- Lindahl, Tomas. "Nu släpps Rikspucken". Göteborgs-Posten (in Swedish). Retrieved September 13, 2011.
- Dencker, Torbjörn (June 23, 2010). "17-årige Rasmus Bengtsson klar för Rögle". Helsingborgs Dagblad (in Swedish). hd.se. Retrieved September 13, 2011.
- "Rasmus Bengtsson". eliteprospects.com. Retrieved July 4, 2011.
- IIHF Medal Games: Sweden, USA Go for Gold - Puck Worlds