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Patric Hornqvist

Patric Hornqvist  #72

Pittsburgh Penguins  Right Wing
NUMBER: 72 BIRTHDATE: January 1, 1987  (AGE 27)
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Sollentuna, Sweden
WEIGHT: 189 DRAFTED: NSH / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 7th   (230th overall)
Averages 1.21 points-per-game with Pittsburgh in 2014-15 compared to his .60 points-per-game average while with Nashville from 2008-14. Is 1st on PIT with 10 goals. Has a team-best 71 shots. His 23 points rank 2nd (tied) on the Penguins. Tied career long w/4-game assist streak Oct. 9-18 (4 total), Oct. 25-Nov. 1 (4 total), and Nov. 15-22 (4 total). Tied a career-high w/3PTS (2G-1A) vs. BUF on Nov. 8 and NYI on Oct. 18. Has recorded 40 points (18G-20A) over his last 29 games (1.38 PPG) dating back to last season. Notched his 1st goal and assist with PIT in his team debut on Oct. 9 vs. ANA. Led all NSH FWD's with a career-high 31A and 53PTS (22G-31A) in 2013-14. Finished 1st on the NSH with 6 GWGs in 2013-14. Is 1 of only 3 players picked last overall (230th, 2005) to play 100 games and score 20 goals. Career Info: HIGHS: G: 2 A: 3 P: 3 SHOOTOUT NUMBERS w/PGH: 0 G, 0 Att, 0.0 Pct REGULAR-SEASON NUMBERS WITH PITTSBURGH: 19GP 10G-13A-23PTS PPG: 11 SHG: 0
Signed as a free agent by Martigny (Swiss-2), October 2, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Djurgarden (Sweden-2), November 12, 2012. Traded to Pittsburgh by Nashville with Nick Spaling for James Neal, June 27, 2014.
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