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Draft Prospect - 2009
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Carl Klingberg
European Skater
Frolunda Jr., SWE-JR.
Final Rank:  7 Midterm Rank:  7
Position:  Left Wing Shoots:  Right
Height:  6' 3" Weight:  205
Born:  28 January 1991    
Birthplace:  Gothenburg, SWE
Drafted:  ATL (2nd Round / 34th Overall) - Player Page
• Playing for the Frolunda Junior team for the bulk of the season in 2008-09, Klingberg recorded 26 points (13-13-26) in 35 games, while also appearing in 10 Elite League games for Frolunda, recording three points (2-1-3).

• Represented Team Sweden at the 2009 Under-18 World Championships, often playing on a line with fellow top ranked Swedish prospects Magnus Paajarvi-Svensson (No. 2) and Jacob Josefson (No. 3), recording four points (2-2-4) in six games.

• His hockey career started at the age of four at a Lerum hockey school, playing on his first hockey team with the Lerum BK.

• Klingberg patterns his game after Washington’s Alex Ovechkin – “I play with intensity, speed and I can hit and produce”.

• His most memorable hockey moment was travelling to Vancouver with the Under-17 National team and the most memorable hockey moment he has watched was when Sweden defeated Finland 6-5 at the 2004 World Cup after Finland had a 5-1 lead.

• He credits his parents and his grandfather for having the most influence on his career – “they have driven me to the rinks and supported me. They taught me to aim for the top”.

FAVORITES

NHL Player: Alex Ovechkin
Shootout Move: “My Secret”
Movie: Miracle
TV Show: Family Guy
Video Game: God of War, NHL, FIFA
Actor: Denzel Washington
Music Group: U2
Website: facebook.com
Pump-up Song: Techno, rock
Pre-game meal: Spaghetti and meat

 Statistics
Season
Team
League
GP
G
A
P
PIM
2007-2008
FROLUNDA JR.
SWEDEN-JR.
17
11
15
26
16
2008-2009
BORAS
SWEDEN-3
8
4
2
6
2
2008-2009
FROLUNDA
SWEDEN
10
2
1
3
0
2008-2009
FROLUNDA JR.
SWEDEN-JR.
35
13
13
26
34
2009-2010
BORAS
SWEDEN-3
4
0
5
5
2
2009-2010
FROLUNDA
SWEDEN
42
6
7
13
16
2010-2011
FROLUNDA
SWEDEN
38
2
1
3
12
2010-2011
TIMRA
SWEDEN
11
3
2
5
2
2010-2011
TIMRA
SWEDEN-2
11
3
2
5
2




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