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Patric Hornqvist
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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: His 4 hits tied for 1st on the team Apr. 16 at NYR. 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. Ranked 4th on PIT with 220 shots. His 51 PTS are 4th on the PIT. 36 (16G-20A) of his 51 PTS have come against the Eastern Conference. Hit the 50 point-plateau for the 3rd time in his career. Had a career-long 5-game assist streak from Nov. 15-26 (5 total). 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: 1GP 0G-0A-0PTS
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.
Quote of the Day

I mean, any of those 14 teams (in the lottery) it would have been an absolute honor. If I am selected by Edmonton it will be amazing, a dream come true. They have a lot of amazing young players there.

— Likely No. 1 pick Connor McDavid after the Oilers won the 2015 NHL Draft Lottery on Saturday