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Patric Hornqvist

Patric Hornqvist  #72

Pittsburgh Penguins  Right Wing
NUMBER: 72 BIRTHDATE: January 1, 1987  (AGE 28)
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Sollentuna, Sweden
WEIGHT: 189 DRAFTED: NSH / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 7th   (230th overall)
Averaged .80 points-per-game with Pittsburgh in 2014-15 compared to his .60 points-per-game average while with NSH from 2008-14. 2015 POSTSEASON: Scored his 1st playoff goal with PIT in Game 3 vs. New York. Has points in 3 consecutive playoff games (2G-1A). 1st on PIT with 12 shots and ranks 2nd with 15 hits. Has 6 points (3G-3A) in his last 9 playoff games. 2014-15 REGULAR SEASON: Had 18 PTS (10G-8A) in his last 19 games. Recorded 9 PTS (4G-5A) over his last 9 home games. His .80 points-per-game average ranked 3rd on PIT. 3rd on PIT with 25 goals. His 51 PTS are 4th on the PIT. Hit the 50 point-plateau for the 3rd time in his career. 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, 1 Att, 0.0 Pct REGULAR-SEASON NUMBERS WITH PITTSBURGH: 64GP 25G-26A-51PTS PPG: 41 SHG: 0 Postseason Career Info: POSTSEASON NUMBERS w/PIT: 4GP 2G-1A-3PTS
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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Every D-man who comes from Sweden has watched him play. He was my idol growing up and he's the reason I started to play 'D.'

— Coyotes' Oliver Ekman-Larsson on Hall of Fame defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom
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